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2 people killed in separate shootings Sunday night in Indianapolis

Posted at 7:03 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 13:49:24-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people died in shootings Sunday night on the east and south sides of Indianapolis.

Police found Donald Thomas, 17, shot at 9:40 p.m. at North Colorado Avenue and East Washington Street, according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Samone Burris. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second shooting was reported just after 11 p.m. in the 2100 block of Madison Street on the south side. Burris said medics pronounced Jose Tellez Jr., 42, dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating both shootings. Police have not released information about possible suspects or the circumstances surrounding either shooting.

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