2016 now Indianapolis' deadliest year

Posted at 12:15 AM, Dec 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-23 12:41:35-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- 2016 is now Indianapolis' deadliest year on record, after a man was shot and killed Wednesday night.

With the latest homicide, 145 people have been killed in the city in 2016, one more than in 2015.

Officers were called to the 1500 block of Gladstone Avenue around around midnight Thursday morning for a report of a person down.

Police found 48-year-old Steven Dodd dead from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators believe the Dodd was answering a knock at the door when he was shot and killed.

MAP | 2016 Homicide Map

Witnesses told police two people ran south from the scene.