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Far east side Indy shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

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Posted at 4:51 PM, Oct 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-17 23:20:44-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is responding to a shooting that left one person dead and one person in critical condition on the far east side of Indianapolis Tuesday.

According to police, officers responded to a report of a person shot near the intersection of 30th and Mitthoefer just before 4 p.m. This is also the location of a Family Dollar store.

Upon arrival, police found an adult male with gunshot injuries. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Just 10 minutes later, IMPD responded to another report of a person shot at E. 56th St. and N. Post Rd and found a person with gunshot injuries.

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police believe this shooting is associated with the incident at 30th and Mitthoefer.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Anthony Johnson at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at