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1 man killed in shooting on Eugene Street on north side of Indianapolis

Posted at 6:56 AM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-12 14:56:51-04

INDIANAPOLIS — One man is dead after he was shot late Thursday on the north side of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a person shot just after 11 p.m. in the 600 block of Eugene Street.

When they arrived, police found 28-year-old Joshua Vaughns suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics transported Vaughns to an area hospital in critical condition, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Police have not provided information about a possible suspect or what might have led to the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact IMPD Detective Michael Wright at the IMPD Homicide Office by phone at 317-327-3475, by email at or call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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