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15-Year-Old Shot and Killed on Southeast Side

10/30/2012

A 15-year-old boy is dead after being shot on the city's southeast side Tuesday night.

IMPD officers were called to the 5800 block of La Fleur Court, near Arlington Avenue and Thompson Road, just after 8:00.  A caller to 911 said his brother had shot his friend.  Officers found the 15-year-old boy unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting and have detained a person of interest.  The Marion County Coroner's office will determine an exact cause of death after an autopsy which is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

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