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Man dies after attempted murder-suicide near Fountain Square

Posted at 8:35 PM, Feb 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 19:06:42-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police said a man has died by suicide after an attempted murder-suicide Saturday night near Fountain Square.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department public information officer Michael Hewitt said authorities responded around 8:15 p.m. to the 1900 block of Orange Street after a woman called police saying she had been shot. When officers arrived, they also found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man, Zachary Howell, 60 died Monday, Hewitt said. The woman, Nettie Howell, 63, is expected to survive.

Hewitt said police believe the shooting is a domestic violence situation.