Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:46 AM
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives investigate a fatal shooting on the city’s east side.
On June 8, 2017, at 4:00 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 900 block of North Rural Street reference a person shot. When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive adult male who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Officers called for the assistance of Indianapolis EMS who pronounced the male dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives were called and they immediately began investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency has processed the crime scene for possible forensic evidence. Detectives have not yet released any additional details. This is an ongoing investigation. The decedent’s name will be available through the Marion County Coroner’s Office once proper next-of-kin notification has been made.
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