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14-year-old dies, another teen critical after shooting near 32nd, Emerson Avenue

One teen dead, another critical in double shooting

UPDATE: IMPD said Friday that the teenager killed in a Thursday shooting near 32nd Street and Emerson Avenue was a female. Initial reports said the victim was a male.

The girl was identified by the Marion County Coroner’s Office as 14-year-old Kaleiah Dean.

A teenage boy found wounded near the scene was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 14-year-old girl is dead and another teenager is in critical condition after a shooting on the east side of Indianapolis Thursday.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 3100 block of North Emerson Avenue on a report of a person shot. That is an area with businesses and homes near the intersection of East 32nd Street and North Emerson Avenue.

When officers arrived to the scene, they found a dead 14-year-old girl and a teenage boy, both with gunshot wounds. The teenage boy was in serious condition when transported to a local hospital.

Police did not immediately release any information on possible suspects.

This is the second night in a row that a teenager was shot and killed in Indianapolis. A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Wednesday on the northeast side of the city.

Anyone with information on Thursday’s fatal shooting was asked to contact Detective Lottie Patrick at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by email at Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

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