Police respond to a shooting at a party in Indianapolis.
One person was killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a party in Indianapolis, Indiana, early Sunday, authorities said.
Officers were already responding to the scene after receiving reports of a large party after midnight when they heard gunshots and saw a large crowd fleeing the area, said Samone, the Metropolitan Police Department officer. from Indianapolis. Burris said.
A woman, believed to be an adult, was pronounced dead at the scene and several others were transported to area hospitals, she said. Authorities have not identified the deceased person.
The victims range in age from 16 to 22, Burris said, cautioning that details are preliminary.
It is not clear what led to the shooting, or how many people opened fire.
“Several people have been arrested and investigators are still working to determine their exact involvement in this incident,” Burris said, adding that several firearms had been recovered.
This is a developing story and will be updated.