Person injured in southeast side shooting

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A person was injured in a shooting on the southeast side of Indianapolis Saturday night, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials confirm.

The shooting happened near South State Avenue and South Woodlawn Avenue around 9:40 p.m.

Police say a female victim was shot in the lower back and was awake and breathing.

Police say the patient was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. She is expected to recover from her injuries. The bullet entered at the trunk of the car.

According to a police report an 18-year-old was arrested. 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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