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Two dead in double shooting on city's east side

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Posted at 11:00 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 12:00:05-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a double shooting on the city's east side Tuesday night that left two people dead.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. when officers responded to the 2800 block of N. Shadeland Avenue on a report of a person shot. When they arrived, police found two victims with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

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One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim was taken to an area hospital where they also died.

A possible third victim walked in to the hospital shortly after the shooting. Police believe they may also be connected to the incident.

The shootings remain under investigation by IMPD. Contact police or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 with any information.