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CARLISLE, Ind. (WTHI) - Police continue to search for people of interest in a shooting that left a teenager dead.
It happened just after midnight at Lewis and Ledgerwood Streets in Carlisle.
Indiana State Police say around Midnight Sullivan County Dispatch received a 911 call of multiple gunshots being fired at the intersection of Lewis and Ledgerwood in Carlisle, Indiana.
The preliminary investigation by Putnamville State Police Post detectives indicates that there was a large gathering of two groups at the intersection of Lewis and Ledgerwood.
Indiana State Police are working to identify two persons of interest in connection to the shooting. That shooting killed 15-year-old Mezmariah Wilson.
Mezmariah's grandmother told News 10 she was a student at Terre Haute South.
Indiana State Police Sergeant Matt Ames told News 10 the groups were from different areas across the Wabash Valley.
We are still working on learning more about what led to the disagreement. Police have not made any arrests yet.
Ames said this is an isolated situation and there's no reason to believe anyone should be in danger.
"Such a small town like Carlisle, everyone knows each other, their neighbors are watching out for each other. These are people who traveled into the community. There weren't necessarily from Sullivan County. Why they choose Carlisle, Indiana, as a meeting point? Well, that's still a part of our investigation, too," Ames said.
John Dillon is a resident of Bicknell but often comes to Carlisle for work. He says this news was hard to hear.
"Everybody should keep that in mind. Everybody is somebody's son, brother, father, sister, mother. I mean, I've still got my parents. I've told mom I said you guys gotta outlive me, and I don't want to have to bury any of my kids," Dillon said.
Police say if you know anything, contact Indiana State Police. That number is 765-653-4114.
Wilson's grandmother set up a GoFundMe page to help with hospital bills and funeral expenses. To make a donation, click here.