INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide Detectives arrested a man for his alleged involvement in a recent homicide that occurred on the city’s southwest side.
On Saturday, July 31, 2021, just after 4:45 am., IMPD Southwest District officers were dispatched to the 5900 block of Coquina Key Drive on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they located an adult male, later identified as 24-year-old Kane Baca, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded and transported the male, but he was unfortunately later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) assisted in determining the exact cause and manner of death.
IMPD Homicide Detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation. Based on preliminary information received, detectives were able to identify a suspect. The suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Corey Mirabal, was located and detained with assistance from the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) without further incident on August 2, 2021. Mirabal was arrested and preliminarily charged with murder. The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and make a final charging decision.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Lottie Patrick by calling the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or sending an e-mail to Lottie.Patrick@indy.gov.
Alternatively, people with information on this or any other case can contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477. 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.
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SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department