Teen gunned down on playground

July 9, 2013

A 16-year-old Indianapolis boy who was fatally shot Monday afternoon at a playground on the northeast side is a cousin of Monquize Edwards, the teenage boy shot to death July 4 after a downtown fireworks display. James Johnson was killed near 32nd Street and Emerson Avenue, on the grounds of Hawthorne Place Apartments, about 3 p.m. Police are looking for ties between the two shootings.

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