Charges filed after downtown shooting on Georgia Street

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Charges person been filed aft a downtown shooting injured 1 man.

26-year-old Carnell Williams of Danville, Ill. has been charged successful the shooting.

He faces 2 felony counts of transgression recklessness and a misdemeanor complaint of carrying a handgun without a license.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and Indiana State Police troopers, aft being provided a fishy description, recovered Williams trying to get into the backmost spot of a car astatine Pennsylvania and South streets soon aft the shooting.

Officers with IMPD were already successful the country of 30 E. Georgia St. astir 3:30 a.m. connected July 25. Officers patrolling the country heard gunshots and past recovered a antheral who had been shot.

The unfortunate told constabulary helium was successful municipality for his son’s AAU hoops crippled and retired for drinks astatine a downtown bar. He was leaving with a person erstwhile a antheral ran by him and astir the corner. He past heard a full of 4 shots, 1 of which struck him. He says helium did not spot the shooter.

The person besides spoke with police. He says helium did spot the shooter and told constabulary that Williams, who was successful constabulary custody astatine the time, was the shooter. He told constabulary that erstwhile helium and the unfortunate were leaving, 2 men and 2 women ran by them portion yelling. He says helium saw a antheral occurrence shots. While attempting to get cover, different antheral came from astir the country of Georgia and Pennsylvania streets and fired shots back. That’s erstwhile the unfortunate was struck.

Williams has an archetypal proceeding successful tribunal connected August 3.

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