Homicide Detectives with IMPD investigate the circumstances resulting in the death of an individual at a local business

INDIANAPOLIS –On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to 255 W. Morris Street on a report of a disturbance.

Officers arrived and immediately located a victim with an apparent gunshot wound. Indianapolis EMS responded to the scene. Despite the best life-saving efforts by emergency medical personnel, the male succumbed to his injuries on scene.   

Homicide detectives were called to the scene and immediately began investigating the circumstances prior  his death. Investigators learned an altercation began inside the business then spilled outside. The victim was shot by a suspect who remained on scene. At this time, this case is classified as a death investigation. 

The Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist with identification and collecting potential forensic evidence.  The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) will be assisting and will determine the exact manner and cause of death. The name of the victim can be obtained from the MCCO after proper next-of-kin notification has been made.

Anyone with additional information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).  Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

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