Man shot on north side, in critical condition

The shooting happened on the city's north side on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (WISH photo)
The shooting happened on the city's north side on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One person is in critical condition following a shooting on the city’s north side Sunday evening.

According to IMPD, the shooting happened in the area near East 38th Street and North Meridian Street just before 7:30 p.m.

Police on scene said they initially responded to the area for a call of shots fired.  Upon arriving on scene, a male victim between 18-20 years old was discovered suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition, but was later downgraded to critical condition.

Police said a gun was discovered at the scene.

The southbound lanes of North Meridian Street near 38th Street are blocked off as officers investigate.

No suspect information has been released.