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A girl who police say was shot and killed early Saturday morning in a hotel room at the JW Marriott downtown has been identified.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the hotel on a report of a person shot just after 1 a.m. They were directed to the room where the girl had been shot and EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the shooting, IMPD said. He faces preliminary charges of reckless homicide.
The Marion County coroner’s office identified the victim as 16-year-old Karla Vasquez.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also submit tips on the P3tips app or at CrimeTips.org.
Contact Pulliam Fellow Lydia Gerike at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter at @LydiaGerike.
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