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Man fatally shot Saturday on West Walnut Street in Indianapolis

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Posted at 7:44 PM, Jan 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-06 21:09:17-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was shot and killed Saturday night on the west side of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were on patrol in the 2200 block of West Walnut Street, near West Michigan Street and North Belmont Avenue, and on their way to another run when they saw a person lying in the street, according to Lt. Shane Foley.

The officers discovered he had been shot. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The Marion County coroner's office identified the man as Shane Furman, 39. He died of a gunshot wound.

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

Furman’s death is the second homicide of the new year. Genaro Dominguez Hipolito, 35, was stabbed to death around 3:15 a.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of Madison Avenue.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call the Marion County Homicide Office at 317-327-3475.