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1 person found shot to death in yard on northeast side of Indianapolis

Posted at 7:29 AM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 15:24:38-04

INDIANAPOLIS — One person was shot to death early Friday on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Major Harold Turner said police received calls after 2 a.m. from people who said they heard gunshots in the 3300 block of North Ashland Avenue, near East 34th Street and Shadeland Avenue.

Police initially did not find anyone, but residents told officers a person who appeared to have been shot ran into a nearby yard. Police went to the front yard of a house where they found a male victim. Medics pronounced Rashaad Germany Jr., 18, dead at the scene.

Police have not released information about a possible suspect or the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.