Man Arrested After Murder on Indianapolis Northwest Side

INDIANAPOLIS- Just after 3:50 p.m. on February 27,2020, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to 5027 Eagles Watch Drive in response to a 911 caller stating they heard what appeared to be shots fired in the area. When Officers arrived, they located an unresponsive male.  Pike EMS responded and pronounced the male deceased on scene. 

Homicide Detectives responded and began canvassing the area and speaking to witnesses. Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) assisted and determined the exact manner and cause of death. The MCCO determined this case to be a homicide. The deceased was identified as Jeremiah Harden.

Daniel Blackwell

On March 6th, 2020, IMPD Homicide and Violent Crimes Detectives executed a search warrant in the 6900 block of Holly Springs Place. 21-year-old Daniel Blackwell was arrested for his alleged involvement in this case.  Blackwell was arrested for murder, felony murder and robbery.  The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and make a charging decision.

A charge of a crime is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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