A suspect was taken into custody recently as the result of an early January homicide investigation. 32-year-old Kenyon Webster was arrested for his alleged involvement in a homicide investigation that resulted in the death of 29-year-old Derrick Mooney.
On Friday, January 7, 2022, before 11:00 p.m., IMPD East District officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Bolton Avenue, on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located a male inside of a vehicle who sustained injuries consistent with a gunshot wound(s). Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) arrived and, unfortunately, Mr. Mooney was pronounced deceased at the scene.
IMPD Homicide Detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. Detectives continued their investigation and identified the alleged suspect Kenyon Webster. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office charged Webster with murder in January and warrant was issued for his arrest. On Saturday, April 30, 2022 Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Webster on his warrant.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Stephen Smalley at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Stephen.Smalley@indy.gov
Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS) to remain anonymous. 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.
An arrest is merely an accusation, and the suspect is presumed innocent until and proven guilty.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will make the final charging decisions. Webster should be considered innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.