INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Aggravated Assault detectives have arrested Michael Townsend (21) and Antonio Mathis (21), for the shooting of Dexter Crutcher (24) on 05/04/2018 at 51 Port Slyvia Dr.
Townsend and Mathis have been preliminarily charged with attempted murder. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and make a final charging decision. Detectives with the IMPD Gang and Violent Crime Units were instrumental in locating and detaining the two suspects.
Anyone with information about this incident should call 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. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.
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