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1 dead, six shot in Indianapolis from Saturday night into Sunday

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Posted at 7:03 AM, Apr 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 07:53:22-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Multiple shootings Saturday night and into Sunday morning left one person dead and several others injured, according to information from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Below is a summary of each shooting.

Saturday, April 16

Just before 7:30 p.m., officers found a victim in the 1500 block of East 38th Street. No condition was available.

Around 9 p.m., a person walked into Eskenazi Hospital with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. They were in stable condition, according to IMPD.

Around 11 p.m., a victim was found shot in the 1000 block of West 34th Street. Police say the victim left the area in his vehicle and ended up at a Phillips 66 gas station located at 3801 North Lafayette Road.

A 17-year-old was arrested Sunday for aggravated battery, battery with serious bodily injury and robbery with serious bodily injury in connection to the shooting. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will make the final charging decisions.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide/Aggravated Assault Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 (TIPS).

Sunday, April 17

Around midnight, IMPD found a man in the parking lot of the Popeyes on Madison Avenue near Troy Avenue. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition but died shortly after.

He was identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as 19-year-old Jamear Powell.

About an hour later, two people walked into Eskenazi Hospital; one had injuries consistent with being shot and the other had a nonpenetrating gunshot wound. Preliminarily, investigators believe the cases are related.

IMPD says several people were detained and interviewed, but no arrest have been made and there is no suspect information at this time. Detectives believe there is no active threat to the public.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Andrew McKalips at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at You can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 (TIPS) to remain anonymous.

Also early Sunday morning, police responded to the 5000 block of Kebil Court, where a shooting victim was found. Their condition was reported to be stable.