A 9-year-old girl was injured in a shooting early Tuesday evening on
the northwest side of Indianapolis, officials with Indianapolis
Metropolitan Police Department said.
The incident happened in a neighborhood near North Michigan and Westlane roads.
Neighbors say they saw two suspects — one wearing a hooded sweatshirt
and the second with dreadlocks — pull up to the side of the Retreat
Cooperative apartment complex in a green or blue Expedition. Neighbors
described a hand with a glove reach out of the vehicle.
After the Expedition pulled up, neighbors say shots were heard.
Police say the 9-year-old girl started running and was hit in the calf.
She was transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in
According to the child’s family, she was selling Girl Scout cookies when she was shot.