Incident

6-22-2016 Indiana Indianapolis 1-0

Location

June 22, 2016

3300 block of Wallace Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana
Geolocation: 39.8155, -86.0889

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dewaun Rockingham
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Teen shot, killed; death ruled homicide/accid. Family members told police the teen had accidentally shot himself in the forehead while playing with a gun.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 34
State House District: 98