22-year-old man arrested in fatal shooting of Jack Sumner Jr.

Jack Sumner Jr. Death – Obituary: 22-year-old Tyrese Roberts has been arrested in the shooting death of a Southport High School student at a gas station on the south side of Indianapolis, police say.

At about 8:00 p.m. Monday, an Indy police officer was patrolling the area near a Speedway gas station on Keystone Ave. when she heard gunshots. The officer went to the gas station and found 17-year-old Jack Sumner Jr., suffering from fatal gunshot injuries. Sumner was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was a student at Southport High School.

“One homicide in our city is too much. We cannot say that enough. We cannot stress that enough,” said Ofc. Samone Burris. “A family is devastated. A community is devastated. My officers continue to experience and go through the same trauma that the community is feeling because our officers have to respond to the scene each and every day.”