Greensburg Police: Shooting Claims Life Of Juvenile

March 12, 2014
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Update (March 12 @ 12:11 a.m.)

Authorities are releasing more information about the shooting that took the life of a teenage boy in Greensburg Tuesday night.

The victim has been identified as 13-year-old Craig Roberts, a student at Greensburg Junior High School.

Officers with the Greensburg Police Department responded to a 911 call in the 1000 block of North Carver Street at 5:43 p.m.

The investigation is still ongoing as police say the death may be a result of an accidental shooting, according to Greensburg Detective Bill Meyerrose.

An autopsy could be conducted by the Decatur County Coroner as early as Wednesday.

First Report (March 11 @ 11:35 p.m.)

Police in Greensburg are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 13-year-old Greensburg Junior High School student on Tuesday evening.

Authorities responded to a home in the 1000 block of North Carver Street after receiving a report of the shooting.

Police have not released information on the circumstances that led to the boy’s death.

This is a developing story, more information will be available when details are confirmed by police.

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