INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett condemned “a deafening silence” in the community about violence after more than 20 shots fired into an Indianapolis home killed a 1-year-old girl died and injured a 19-year-old woman.
Hogsett told a news conference that apathy and silence about gun violence is his biggest fear following the shooting early Thursday. He urged residents to report people with guns.
The full names of the girl and the woman have not been released.
Police say about 10 people, mostly members of the same family, were in the home at the time of the shooting. The Indianapolis Star reports evidence markers showed at least 21 bullet holes in the home.
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Police Chief Bryan Roach says a dispute on social media escalated into the shooting.