INDIANAPOLIS – On Saturday, March 12, 2016 Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were called to 5203 E. 38th St. on a person shot. When officers arrived they located 70-year-old Joseph Klein who had been shot. Klein was transported to Eskenazi Hospital by Indianapolis EMS in critical condition. Despite the best life-saving efforts by medical staff, Klein died from his injuries.
Homicide detectives worked tirelessly on the case and were able to identify 23-year-old Corey Spurlock who is suspected to be involved in the fatal shooting. A warrant for Murder and Robbery Resulting in Bodily Injury has been issued for the arrest of Corey Spurlock. Homicide Detectives along with Violent Crimes Detectives are asking for the community’s help in locating Corey Spurlock. Spurlock should be treated as armed and dangerous. Please do not approach him, immediately call 911.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475. If you wish to remain anonymous 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.
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