Saturday, April 15, 2017, 10:58 AM
Just before 4 a.m. on April 15, 2017, officers with the IMPD were dispatched to the 1600 block of Bates St on reports of a person shot. Responding officers located an unresponsive male victim in the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. EMS personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead on-scene.
Homicide detectives responded and began interviewing witnesses. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The identity of the victim will be available through the Marion County Coroner's Office once proper next-of-kin notification has been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). 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. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.
SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department