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'There's no excuse for this': 1 shot, killed on Indy's northeast side in a violent night in Indianapolis

Seven people were shot and two were killed in Indianapolis Tuesday night
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Posted at 9:43 PM, Feb 06, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-06 23:38:28-05

INDIANAPOLIS — One person was found dead on the northeast side in what marks a violent Tuesday night in Indianapolis.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers responded to E. 44th St. & Priscilla Ave for reports of a person laying in the roadway just after 9 p.m.

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Moments after a shooting at a northwest side gym, officers arrived and located an adult male in the roadway, who was deceased.

Police said that it appeared the victim had been shot.

IMPD Captain Mark McCardia, who WRTV also spoke to at the prior shooting, gave an update at the scene.

"There's no excuse for this, this is the third time I've seen some of you in the past two hours," IMPD Capt. McCardia told WRTV. "I'm not sure why tonight has gone crazy but it has and it's so sad."

IMPD has no further information on the incident at this time but will provide updates as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Matthew Melkey at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail the detective at Matthew.Melkey@indy.gov