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Man, 21, shot and killed on east side

Posted at 9:41 AM, Feb 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-20 18:44:18-05

Editor's note: A police detective on the scene said the victim was 19 years old. Police later said he was 21.

INDIANAPOLIS -- One man was shot and killed Saturday morning on Indianapolis' east side. 

The shooting happened in a house near the 2600 block of N. Bazil Avenue at around 6:30 a.m.

The victim was later identified as Alexis Gomez, 21.

Police say a group of IUPUI students were at a party in the house. Many of them have been taken to the police department for questioning. 

Witnesses say they were sleeping when they heard a gunshot and saw Gomez stumble out from a room. He then collapsed on the floor and was pronounced dead at Eskenazi Health.

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