INDIANAPOLIS –Just before 10:00 p.m., on January 5, 2018, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to the 3600 block of North Mitthoefer (i.e., Amber Wood Apartments) reference a unresponsive subject on the sidewalk. Officers arrived a short time later and observed an unresponsive male laying near the entrance of the apartments. Officers immediately secured the area around the victim and notified medics. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) arrived on the scene and pronounced the person deceased at the scene. Homicide detectives were called to the scene and observed what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the body.
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 after an autopsy is performed.
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. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.