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Man shot during prayer vigil for teen killed remains in serious condition

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Detectives have identified the man who was shot Sunday night during a prayer vigil for a teen who was killed at the same gas station the night before.

The man shot was identified as 53-year-old Donald Baker of Indianapolis. Baker remains hospitalized and in serious condition.

Police were called to the Conoco gas station in the 4100 block of 16th Street around 9:20 p.m. Sunday, where they found Baker shot inside a vehicle. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

A 16-year-old boy was killed at the same location Saturday night.

Detectives believe Baker accidentally struck another vehicle of someone attending the praying vigil. Baker was confronted by a group, and it’s believed someone in the group fired shots at Baker.

Police have not released suspect information for either shooting.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.