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IMPD investigates homicide on city's west side

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 15:09:40-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a homicide on the city's west side.

The incident occurred Tuesday night just after 9:00 p.m. when officers were dispatched to the 7900 block of W. 10th Street on a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a man who sustained injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to an area hospital by EMS in critical condition. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday. The man has been identified by IMPD as Michael Simmons, 18.

Prosecutors on Aug. 18 charged Derice Keenan Wilson, 27, with murder and carrying a handgun without a license; and Yashika Clowers, 37, with assisting a criminal in connection with the shooting death of Simmons, records show.

On Aug. 23, IMPD announced they arrested the suspects in Florida.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Brad Nuetzman at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at or call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.