IMPD Detectives Arrest Two Males in Wednesday Overnight Homicide

INDIANAPOLIS-On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives arrested two males in the overnight murder which occurred in the 900 block of N. Tuxedo Street.
 
On Wednesday April 14, 2021, just after 9:40 p.m. IMPD officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired near the 800 block of N. Tuxedo Street.  IMPD officers arrived and located an adult male, identified as 22-year-old Demetri Swann, lying in the alley just east of 926 N. Tuxedo Street.  Demetri Swann suffered from gunshot wound(s) and was unresponsive. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.
 
IMPD Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation.  The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office will be assisting and will determine the exact manner and cause of death.
 
IMPD Homicide detectives continued to work diligently through the night.  IMPD homicide detectives arrested 20-year-old Marcus Dalton and a 13-year-old juvenile male for their roles in the murder of Demetri Swann.  The Marion County Prosecutors Office (MCPO) will review the case and determine a final charging decision.
 
The IMPD Violent Crime Reduction teams continue to work with neighborhood groups and community members to deter violent criminal activity in our community.
 
Anyone with 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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  1. So sad about all this gun violence. When will it end? It won’t, but WE Could control it better. We’re scared to g ok to school/work. We shouldn’t have to live like this, but here we are.

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