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Two shot, one killed in fight at Knights Inn

Posted at 4:40 AM, May 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-05 20:41:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- One person was killed, and another was injured late Wednesday night in a shooting on Indianapolis' east side.

The shooting happened around midnight at the Knights Inn near the intersection of 21st Street and Shadeland Avenue.

Police say after the shots were fired, at least one of the victims made it to a nearby gas station. That victim, 18-year-old Oscar Gonzalez, was shot in the back and later died at Eskenazi Health.

A second victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside a room at the Knights Inn. That victim was hospitalized in good condition.

Witnesses told police the two gunshot victims had been involved in an altercation with one another in the parking lot of the hotel.

The second victim's name was not released.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477. You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637. Your tip can be reported anonymously.