12-year-old boy shot in the leg on west side of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS - A 12-year-old boy is recovering in good condition at the hospital after someone shot him in the leg Wednesday night.

Indianapolis police (IMPD) confirmed that the child was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at roughly 9:45 p.m.

Investigators said the boy had been outside when the shooting happened, though few other details were available.

IMPD said officers searched the area where the boy said he had been shot, but so far, were unable to find anything related to the shooting.

If you have information on this crime, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online at crimetips.org. Tips can also be texted along with "INDYCS" to 274637.

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