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9-year-old shot in residential area near Indiana State Fairgrounds

9-year-old hurt in late-night shooting in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 9-year-old was found shot early Thursday after Indianapolis police responded to a report of a person shot.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called just after 12:20 a.m. Thursday to the 4200 block of Evanston Avenue. That’s in a residential area less than a block from the northeast corner of the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

IMPD has not said if the child is a boy or a girl. As of 12:34 a.m., IMPD said the child was stable.

The bullet that struck the child was fired from outside a home, the police say.

Police have provided no information on what led to the shooting, whether a suspect is in custody, or another other information on the case.

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