INDIANAPOLIS - A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting on the city’s northeast side Monday evening.
The shooting happened near East 38th and North Station streets just before 8:30 p.m., officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.
Police said the victim, Ja'Vonne (J'Von) Ellis, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Marion County coroner's office said Ellis was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest.
Officials said a possible shooter ran away from the area. Details on the shooter were not released and detectives did not have a motive.
Neighborhood resident Nelson Alexander was saddened to learn the age of the victim.
"I think it's sad that someone died at this age," Alexander said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at crimetips.org or by texting "INDYCS" plus tip information to 274627.
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