INDIANAPOLIS –On Sunday, April 1, 2018, just before 5:30 p.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to 3540 N. Hawthorne Lane on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived they located a male who appeared to be shot. Officers called for the assistance of the Indianapolis EMS who responded and pronounced the male deceased. Homicide detectives were called to the scene and immediately began investigating.
The Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist with identification 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.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.1748 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.