|“INDIANAPOLIS â€” Six people were killed in a shooting on Indyâ€™s near northeast side, and a juvenile was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.
Both Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Randall Taylor referred to the incident as a â€œmass murderâ€� during a Sunday afternoon press conference.
According to IMPD, the shooting occurred in the 3500 block of Adams Street before 4 a.m. on Sunday.
Originally, police were called out to the nearby 3300 block of E. 36th Street around 3:45 a.m. where a juvenile was found suffering from a gunshot wound and taken in critical condition to Riley Childrenâ€™s Hospital. Police said during the press conference that he is expected to survive.
Following further investigation into the juvenileâ€™s shooting, police were dispatched to the Adams Street location where they discovered multiple people shot inside a home.
Police confirmed Sunday afternoon that six people were killed, including a pregnant woman and her unborn child.
The Marion County Coroner has released the names of the deceased:
42-year-old mother, Kezzie Childs
42-year-old dad, Raymond Childs Jr.
18-year-old Elijah Childs
13-year-old Rita Childs
19-year-old Kiara Hawkins
Baby boy Hawkins (fetus) child of Kiara Hawkins” – Fox59
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