Teen arrested in connection to northeast side shooting death

Crime Watch 8
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers made an arrest in the shooting death of Benjamin Lynch.

According to IMPD, 17-year-old Brian Wellington was arrested on Tuesday in the 4700 block of Kingsmead Place on the far east side.

Lynch was fatally shot on Nov. 29 on the northeast side of the city in the 4100 block of Edgemere Court, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators say the man was talking with two other men outside a residence prior to the shooting around 2:20 p.m. Lynch was shot several times after the fight.

Wellington was being held in the Marion County jail on preliminary charges of murder and carrying a hand gun without a license.

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