IMPD: Northeast side fatal shooting self-defense

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A teenager is dead following a shooting Sunday night on the northeast side of Indianapolis.

Authorities said it happened in the 6800 block of East 56th Street around 8:15 p.m. Steve Lafavers, 19, was shot dead at the Cottages of Fall Creek apartment complex.

Three people were questioned — two males and one female, but police say the shooting is being investigated as self-defense.

Police say two of the people involved met with Lafavers before shots rang out.

Additional information has not been released.

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