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2 shot, killed at a gas station on the northwest side of Indianapolis

Posted at 10:50 PM, Sep 02, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating after two people were shot and killed at a gas station on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Northwest District officers responded to the 2900 block of Cold Spring Road on reports of a person shot at 9:15 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located two adult males outside the gas station suffering from gunshot injuries. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say two firearms were located near the males. An adult female told police she believed she shot one of the males. She was detained, along with a 21-year-old male.

A preliminary investigation shows there was a disturbance between the two males and shots were fired during the altercation.

The 21-year-old was arrested for felony murder in connection with the deaths after being interviewed by police. The female was released.

WRTV will not name the suspect until he is formally charged by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.

The identities of the deceased will be released once their families are notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Christopher Higgins at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by email at

Police said there is no indication this incident was in any way related to or connected to Marian University other than being in close proximity.