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2 dead following multiple east side shootings Thursday night

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Posted at 11:35 PM, Aug 24, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-25 15:33:59-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people have died after being shot on the east side of Indianapolis.

Ther shootings happened within minutes of each other on Thursday night.

Ridgeview Drive

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the 1200 block of Ridgeview Drive on reports of a person shot around 10:35 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was reported to be in critical condition.

On Friday morning, IMPD confirmed the person died.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 29-year-old Bryant Pinner.

Pasadena Street

IMPD officers responded to the 2400 block of North Pasadena Street on reports of a person shot at around 10:45 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who had been shot. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as 21-year-old Contrealveon Tramareon Carr.

IMPD says the two shootings are related. One is expected to be an act of self-defense.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Connie Pearson at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by e-mail at Connie.Pearson@indy.gov.

You can make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).