Friday, February 24, 2017, 9:27 AM
On Friday (2/24/17), just before 7:30 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were sent to the 800 block of North Rural St. reference a body found.
When officers arrived, they found an unidentified female laying in the alley east of Rural suffering from apparent gunshot trauma. The female victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS personnel. To obtain the name of the victim, please call the Marion County Coroner's Office who will release said identity once the family has been appropriately notified.
Detectives believe the victim was likely shot sometime late last night or early this morning. Detectives are canvassing the neighborhood for any additional information, but have not yet released any reliable suspect information. The lead detective on the case is Detective Flack; please call him at 317.327.3742 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 (TIPS) if you have any information.
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. This release may be updated as more information becomes available.