INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) investigates three persons shot in the 1800 block of Cottage Ave.
Just before 5:00 p.m. on 11.19.17 officers with the IMPD Southeast district were dispatched to persons shot in the 1800 block of Cottage Ave. Officers arrived and located three persons shot. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) and medics arrived on the scene. Medics pronounced the first male deceased at the scene. A second male was located and transported to Eskenazi hospital by IEMS where he was pronounced deceased. A female at the scene had been shot and transported to Eskenazi hospital.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began canvassing the area and speaking to witnesses. The Indianapolis – Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist with identifying 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.
IMPD continues to urge anyone with information on criminal activity to 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. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.