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Teens shot to death at Indianapolis' Dubarry Park identified

Dubarry Park shooting
Dubarry Park shooting
Dubarry Park shooting
Dubarry Park shooting
Posted at 10:10 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-08 18:21:21-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people, both under 16 years old, are dead after they were found fatally shot late Monday at Dubarry Park on the city's east side, police say.

Police found the victims after responding to a report of a person lying on the ground at Dubarry Park, said IMPD Major Kerry Buckner.

Officers responded about 9:30 p.m. to the 8700 block of East 35th Street.

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene, Buckner said.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified them as 15-year-old Isaiah Jackson and 14-year-old Da'Vonta White.

In a statement to WRTV, MSD of Warren Township confirmed they were both students in the district.

"We are aware of the incident which occurred last night involving two of our students," the statement read. "We extend our condolences to the families of these two young men. The district is prepared to provide counseling and grief support to our staff and students impacted by this tragic incident."

Police are asking anyone who may have any more information to come forward. Buckner said investigators will be in the area again Tuesday going door-to-door to see if anyone knows anything.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gary Smith at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at

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

WRTV Senior Digital Content Producer Andrew Smith contributed to this report.