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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at an empty lot on Michigan Road

Posted at 7:17 AM, Aug 19, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead and another is recovering in the hospital on Thursday morning following a shooting in an empty lot on Michigan Road on the city's northwest side.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to an empty lot between a Shell gas station and KFC, located in the 7200 block of Michigan Road, on reports of shots fired.

The victims were not located at the scene, but several bullet casings were found, according to IMPD officers at the scene.


Later, two men police believe to be the shooting victims, in this case, entered a local hospital.

One of the two shooting victims was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other shooting victim was reportedly in stable condition.

The man who died has been identified as Terrezz Drake, 18, by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at