INDIANAPOLIS — A shooting in the northbound lanes of Interstate 465 left one person dead and another injured Monday morning on the city's west side, according to Indiana State Police.
Officers with the Speedway Police Department responded to a single-vehicle crash around 3:30 a.m. on I-465 near Crawfordsville Road, according to ISP Sgt. John Perrine.
Perrine said police found two people inside the vehicle who were seriously injured and one victim was "unresponsive and unconscious."
Perrine said both adults in the vehicle had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.
"Right now, we're investigating this as an interstate shooting," Perrine said.
Medics pronounced one person in the vehicle dead, while another was transported to an area hospital. Their condition was not provided.
The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the man as Miguel Emery, 28.
The northbound lanes of I-465 were closed while police investigated. As of 9 a.m., the right two lanes were open and the left three remained closed, Perrine said.
Anyone who drove through the area around 3:15-3:30 a.m. and might have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Indiana State Police, Perrine said.
The investigation on I-465 NB at Crawfordsville Rd is the result of what we believe to be an interstate shooting the led to a crash. Both adult occupants in the vehicle had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. 1 person is deceased 1 person transported to the hospital pic.twitter.com/jBNPTVJYtU— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) December 13, 2021