Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 AM
On May 20, 2017, just after 1:41 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were sent to the 6000 block of Beachview Drive reference shots fired. When officers arrived, they found no one.
An hour later officers were called to the Eskenazi Hospital for a man who had been shot in the 6000 block of Beachview Drive.
66-year-old Oluwadayomi Epenusi had suffered from at least one gunshot wound. Despite the best life-saving efforts of medical professionals at the hospital, the victim died during surgery. Homicide detectives were called and they immediately began investigating this case.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, and the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency has processed the crime scene for possible forensic evidence. Detectives have not yet released any additional details to include possible suspect descriptions.
Detectives urge anyone with information to call the Homicide Branch at 317.327.3475 or 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