Crime Watch 8

Kokomo police say 12-year-old shot, teen arrested for attempted murder

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — The Kokomo Police Department said a 12-year-old boy was shot twice on Tuesday night and a teenager is under arrest for attempted murder.

According to investigators, the shooting happened at around 6:10 p.m. at the Terrace Meadows Apartments on Marsha Court on Tuesday.

Witnesses said a white vehicle drove through the parking lot and the driver started shooting toward a group of people. Shortly after, officers found the 12 year-old boy with two gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Community Howard Hospital and then flown to Riley Hospital for Children. His name and condition has not been released.

Police said that driver is a 17-year old boy, who is now under arrest for attempted murder. The teen was taken to the Kinsey Youth Center.

This case remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Sgt. Rich Benzinger at 456-7324, or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017.

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