Indianapolis police are investigating the shooting of a 14-year-old boy and his mother on the city's east side Saturday afternoon.
Officers were first called to 25th and Dearborn streets about 1 p.m. on a report of a fight and a large disturbance, RTV6's Eboné Monet reported.
When officers arrived, they detained several people before hearing shots a couple of blocks away, at 25th and Adams streets.
"As they pulled into Adams Street, they were encountered by 15 to 20 individuals that were in the middle of the street fighting," said Kendale Adams, Indianapolis police spokesman. "They found a mom
just ahead of the red truck behind me. Then, they found a 14-year-old, her son, that was shot just on the sidewalk."
Pascha Cowherd, 34, was shot once, and her son, Z-Hon Williams, was struck multiple times, Adams said.
Both suffered non-life-threatening wounds and were listed in stable condition, police said.
Police did not release information about a possible motive, but they provided a description of a vehicle that may have been involved -- a white Chrysler Sebring with a black top that was driven by a woman.
Investigators aren't sure if Cowherd and Williams were the intended targets.
"As we all know, these things don't happen in a vacuum," Adams said. "The fight happened before the officers got here, so when the officers got here, of course, they know the police are coming. They hear the sirens, and typically people will start to disperse and go their own way."
Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
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