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Juvenile male shot by another juvenile male near Riley Park in Greenfield

A 17-year-old has been arrested and accused of shooting a 16-year-old on Aug. 6, 2023, in Greenfield, Indiana. (WISH Photo/Kyle Fisher)

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A juvenile male was taken to the hospital after being shot multiple times by another juvenile male near Riley Park in Greenfield Sunday, police say.

At 4:30 p.m. Sunday, an officer with the Greenfield Police Department was flagged down in the 700 block of East Main Street. The officer located a juvenile male who had been shot. Police say the shooting occurred in the 1000 block of East 1st Street. That is a residential area near Riley Park. The injured juvenile male was transported to Hancock Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

The injured juvenile male was eventually transported to an Indianapolis-area hospital.

The suspect juvenile male was taken into custody.

Investigators believe this incident might be linked to a larger investigation involving a group of individuals, mainly juveniles, related to the buying and selling of guns and drugs. Since the investigation started, Greenfield police has taken 6 illegal guns off the streets, along with drugs. Police have made around 10 arrests of juveniles and adults.

Greenfield police are still investigating the incident.

This article will be updated when more information is released

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