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A second person has been arrested in deadly shooting at north side apartment building

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Jul 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-02 12:19:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A second 18-year old male has been arrested in a deadly shooting that occurred an apartment building on the north side of the city.

On July 12, an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was flagged down near East 34th Street and Meridian Street on a possible person shot.

The officer located an adult male, later identified as 19-year old Elijah Martin, suffering from a gunshot injury.

IEMS transported Martin to Eskenazi Hospital, where he died shortly after.

Detectives learned the victim was shot inside one of the apartment buildings in the 3300 block of North Meridian Street. Martin contacted a citizen, and that citizen flagged down the officer.

During the investigation, IMPD Homicide detectives were able to identify two 18-year old males as a persons of interest in this incident. On Monday, July 24, law enforcement were able to locate one suspect, take him into custody, and subsequently, arrest him for his role in the deadly shooting. On August 2, IMPD arrested a second 18-year old male for his alleged involvement in Martin's death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Ryan Clark at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by e-mail at Ryan.Clark@indy.gov. You can also make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).