IMPD investigates early morning homicide on Indianapolis’ near east side

Indianapolis, Indiana – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) has launched an investigation into a tragic incident that occurred on Indianapolis’ near east side early on Thursday morning, where a man lost his life due to gunshot wounds.

The incident took place approximately at 4:15 on the morning of June 22, when officers were dispatched to North Dearborn Street, north of East Michigan Street. The response was prompted by a distress call reporting a shooting incident.

Upon their arrival, the officers discovered a man who had been shot, seated in the driver’s position of a vehicle. The car was found situated near an alley within an uninhabited lot, close to an empty residence.

Emergency medical personnel who were present at the location pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The investigating officers have yet to disclose details regarding any potential suspect or the possible motives behind this violent act.

IMPD Lieutenant Shane Foley made a request to local residents, asking for their assistance in examining doorbell and surveillance camera footage captured around the time of the incident. He emphasized the crucial role the public plays in aiding the resolution of homicide cases.

Those who have any information related to this incident are urged to contact Detective Steven Gray at the IMPD Homicide Office. Detective Gray can be reached at 317-327-3475, or via email at [email protected].

Furthermore, anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477. Such contributions often prove invaluable in the progression of investigations, and any help is greatly appreciated by the department.

Sonja Hill

Thriving as an early riser, I find immense gratification in my role as a writer and reporter for daily news in Indianapolis. Embracing my Hoosier roots, I take immense pride in providing fellow residents of my beloved hometown with up-to-date information on the most recent developments and occurrences within the community. This vocation not only aligns with my personal passions but also allows me to serve the place I call home, fostering a profound sense of accomplishment.

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