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17-year-old arrested in connection with homicide on north side

Posted: 7:41 PM, Sep 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-05 22:37:54Z
Man found dead on Indy's north side
Man found dead on Indy's north side

INDIANAPOLIS -- A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man on Indianapolis' north side last week. 

Officers were called to the 500 block of W. 28th Street on Sept. 29 around 7 p.m. after someone found an unresponsive man. 

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Marion County Coroner identified the victim as 22-year-old James Butler. 

Police say Dewayne Harris, 17, was found and arrested in Jackson County. He is preliminarily charged with murder and robbery and will be charged as an adult. 

If you have any information about the shooting contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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