Birthday turns violent for teen shot at west side apartment complex

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A teenager’s 18th birthday turned violent early Tuesday after he was shot several times at a west side apartment complex.

Police were called to the West Lake Apartments just before 1 a.m. on a report of a person shot in the 6000 block of Beachway Drive.

The apartments are located just east of I-465 and just south of West 10th Street.

Dispatchers say a female called saying her friend had been shot multiple times outside one of the apartments. She went on to say it was the victim’s birthday and he had just turned 18.

Police say the shooting victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Investigators are still looking into what led up to the shooting.beachway-test-again2beachway-test-again2 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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