IMPD Homicide detectives investigate a person shot on the east side of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS–On December 20, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Newburgh Drive on the report of a person shot.  Upon arrival, officers located a male on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives responded to the incident scene and began canvassing the area for witnesses.  At this point in the investigation, detectives are unsure of the possible motive or suspect(s) information for this incident. The Marion County Forensic Services Agency also responded to the scene to assist with identifying and collecting forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) will determine the exact manner and cause of death. The name of the victim can be obtained from the MCCO after proper identification and next-of-kin notification.

Anyone with information should call the IMPD Homicide Branch at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to 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. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous and not available for public release.

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