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1 dead after shooting on South Keystone Avenue on southeast side of Indianapolis

Posted at 5:24 AM, Jun 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-18 15:11:33-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead following a shooting Wednesday morning on the southeast side of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded around 4:30 a.m. to the 3200 block of South Keystone Avenue, near East Murry Street and the north entrance ramp, on a report of a person shot.

Police found an unresponsive man lying on the sidewalk. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

"We are asking the public to come forward with any information about of what happened early this morning," IMPD public information officer Samone Burris said. "This is an unfortunate incident, and unfortunately a life was lost today."

The man was identified as Harold Shelton, 52. Investigators have not determined what led to the shooting.

IMPD closed off South Keystone Avenue in both directions near the scene during the investigation.

Anyone with information should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.