Crime Watch 8

18-year-old in custody after fatal shooting of 35-year-old in Anderson

(WISH Photo, File)

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — An 18-year-old man was in custody Friday as police continued to investigate the fatal shooting of a 35-year-old man on Thursday night.

Aundray Ivy Jr., of Anderson, was in the Madison County jail on a 72-hour hold as the investigation continued Friday. The prosecutor will decide on charges after its investigation is done.

The man who was fatally shot was identified Friday as Christian M. Cox.

Anderson Police Department was called to a reported shooting shortly after 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of West Ninth Street. That’s between Raible and Madison avenues, just west of downtown.

Officers found Cox near the road. He was taken to a local hospital before he died.

Police located Ivy, who was seen fleeing the area, according to Caleb Knight, public information officer for the department. Ivy later was taken in to custody without incident.