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Man killed in self-defense shooting on west side

Posted at 6:56 PM, May 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- One man is dead after a self-defense shooting Sunday evening on Indianapolis' west side.

The shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of W. Michigan Street. 

A spokesperson with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Keith Banks, 31, was doing burnouts and doughnuts near small children. Many people called the police, but he left before police arrived. 

Banks returned, threatening to shoot people because somebody called the police, neighbors said.

Banks started chasing another man and threatening to kill him. The second man pulled his handgun out and shot the man several times, then immediately contacted police.

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Banks was taken to the hospital, where he later died. 

The shooter has a valid handgun permit. He was not arrested.