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17-year-old boy fatally shot in Muncie; police arrest 17-year-old girl

MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) — A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Muncie early Monday morning, according to the Muncie Police Department.

Officers arrested a 17-year-old girl in connection to the shooting.

The Delaware County Coroner’s Office by April 17, 2023, had not responded to an email request for the identification of the boy who died. Police have not identified either of the 17-year-olds.

Just after 12:30 a.m., Muncie Police Department officers were sent to a home in the 1500 block of West Stirling Drive on reports of a person shot. That’s a mile west of Ball State University.

Upon arrival, officers found the 17-year-old boy with gunshot wounds. He died on the scene.

Anyone with information should contact the Muncie Police Department Detective Division at 765-747-4867.

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