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1 dead after shooting near East 38th Street and North Post Road

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Posted at 7:19 AM, Aug 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 13:42:16-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a shooting Thursday morning on the northeast side of Indianapolis, police said.

The shooting happened just before 7 a.m. in the 9100 block of Cavalier Court near East 38th Street and North Post Road, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department public information officer Samone Burris said.

Officers found the man unresponsive outside an apartment complex. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The man was identified as Marian King, Jr., 20, by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Information about what might have led to the shooting was not immediately available.

"We are encouraging the people that do live in this area to come forward to talk to our detectives or get with an officer that is currently on-scene right now," Burris said. "Any information, any piece, any little bit of information that residents may have to help detectives solve this case is vital and we need them to come forward to let us know about this individual."

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.