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IMPD investigates near east side homicide

Posted at 6:51 PM, Aug 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 16:40:19-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a homicide on the city's near east side Monday evening.

It happened just before 6:30 when police were dispatched to the 2800 block of Brookside Avenue on a report of a person shot.

When officers and medics arrived at the scene, they located a man who sustained injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide Detectives with IMPD also responded to the scene to begin their investigation.

The man was identified as Kenneth Harper, 63, by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.