INDIANAPOLIS – On May 17, 2020, at approximately 11:26 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Northwest District officers were dispatched to 2362 N. Moreland Ave. on the report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they located 25-year-old Mark Edward Allen III with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.
Homicide detectives responded and immediately began canvassing the area for witnesses. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office assisted and determined the exact manner and cause of death.
On May 20, 2020 homicide detectives working in partnership with the Marion County Prosecutors office ascertained a warrant and arrested 28-year-old Leontray Leotis Brown for his alleged involvement in the death of Mark Edward Allen III.
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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