Five Teens Shot in Indianapolis Near New York St and West Street

Gunfire erupted as throngs were celebrating a mild St. Patrick’s Day along a popular downtown canal in Indianapolis and at least five teenagers were wounded by shots, two critically, police said.

Five teens injured with apparently non-life-threatening injuries after gunshots were fired about 10:00 p.m. Saturday near New York Street and West Street. The shots were reported to be fired from a vehicle, which was stopped by police. Police believe they will have a suspect soon.

Four victims were males and one victim was a female with ages ranging from 14 to 18. Hundreds were in the streets celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.

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