North side shooting victim was a Southport high school student on fall break

Southport HS student killed in shooting
1 person dies in north side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Metro police are investigating a shooting Monday evening that left one person dead.

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Dispatchers received a report of a person shot in the 700 block of E. 86th St. at about 8:10 p.m. The victim was discovered in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

Eyewitness News has learned that the victim was a Southport High School student on fall break.

Family of 16-year-old Juwan-Howard Smith shared photos with us. They tell us he was a good student and athlete, a protective brother of his three siblings.

As Smith's family plans his funeral, they're urging anyone with information to come forward.

A GoFundMe site has been established to assist the family.

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