13-year-old arrested after another 13-year-old shot in Frankfort

Crime Watch 8

FRANKFORT, Ind. (WLFI/WISH) — Police have arrested a 13-year-old for shooting another 13-year-old in the face Tuesday.

The injured 13-year-old was airlifted to Riley Children’s Hospital at IU Health in Indianapolis, according to Police Chief Troy Bacon. He was in surgery and expected to survive.

Three middle-school-aged students were “hanging out” when one of them found a handgun and the shooting happened around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday at a home near the 900 block of North John Street. That’s in a neighborhood on the north side of the city off Kyger Street.  

Police did not announce the specific criminal charges or say who owned the gun.

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