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1 person shot and killed at Marathon gas station Wednesday afternoon, police say

Posted at 3:47 PM, Aug 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-11 12:57:09-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon outside a Marathon gas station on the city's north side, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Officers responded to the scene at West 79th Street and North Michigan Road to a report of a person shot around 2:45 p.m.

When arriving on the scene, officers found the victim on the ground outside the entrance. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died.

Police say based on preliminary information, detectives believe this was not a random act and no one else in the area was in immediate danger.

The victim was identified as Roland Thompson, 38, the Marion County Coroner's Office said Thursday.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Stephanie Herr at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or email