Troopers Investigating Shooting on I-70 near Keystone Avenue

Indianapolis, IN – Troopers are investigating an incident that led to a driver being shot on I-70 westbound near the Keystone Avenue Exit. Monday evening, at 6:53 p.m., Troopers from the Indiana State Police along with Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to reports of a person shot inside a vehicle on the ramp from I-70 eastbound to Keystone Avenue. When first responders arrived they located a man in a vehicle with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The injuries are believed to be non-life threatening however the victim was transported by Indianapolis EMS to a local hospital for treatment. 

Investigators believe the victim was driving a blue Chevrolet Malibu westbound on I-70 between I-465 and Keystone Avenue when an person in another vehicle fired shots at him. There were no other injuries reported as a result of this incident. This is an active and ongoing investigation and there is no further information to release. 

Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident on I-70 between I-465 and Keystone Avenue on the city’s east side between 6:45 p.m. and 6:53 p.m. to call the Indiana State Police at 317-899-8577. 

The Indiana State Police was assisted in this investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis EMS, Indianapolis Fire Department and INDOT. 

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