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1 dead, 2 wounded in shootings on north side of Indianapolis

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Posted at 2:24 PM, Jan 15, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead and two others are critically wounded after they were shot Saturday afternoon on the city's north side, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a person shot just after 2 p.m. in the 3500 block of Kinnear Avenue, near East 34th Street and North Keystone Avenue.

Police found a man who had been shot lying in the front yard of a home, IMPD Lt. Shane Foley said in a press release. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as 34-year-old Aaron Levi.

A second man shot on Kinnear Avenue was found with a gunshot wound at West 30th and Annette streets. Foley said medics transported him to an area hospital in critical condition.

Shortly after, Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services notified IMPD that they were transporting a third man to the hospital.

The man, who was found at East 25th Street and West Fall Creek Parkway South Drive, was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. Foley said detectives are working to learn if the shooting of the third person was connected to the Kinnear Avenue incident.

Foley said multiple witnesses spoke with detectives. Police have not released information about a possible suspect or what might have led to the shootings.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Erika Jones at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email her at Erika.Jones@indy.gov.

People can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana anonymously at 317-262-8477.