Teen siblings fatally shot in Indianapolis apartment

August 23, 2019 GMT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say a 16-year-old boy and his 15-year-old sister have been shot to death in an apartment on the city’s northeast side.

Officer Genae Cook says the shooting occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. Friday. She says arriving officers saw a male fleeing the scene and a SWAT team, police dogs and a drone searched the area but could not locate the suspect.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as Nicholas Nelson and Ashlynn Nelson.