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IMPD investigates two people shot, one dead on the west side

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Posted at 10:24 AM, Mar 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-06 13:29:42-05

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD officers are investigating after finding one person shot and another person dead on the west side of Indianapolis.

Officers were called to the 3700 block of Washington Street just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning.

Upon arrival, officers found an adult male who had been shot. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Officers then learned of a second person shot in the 3700 block of Rockville Rd. They found a male who was shot inside of a vehicle. The man, identified as Willie Hoskins Jr., 39, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police did not say if these incidents were related.

Homicide detectives started an investigation and found a suspect at the scene.

The suspect has been arrested for murder.

WRTV does not release the names of suspects until they are officially charged.

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

This is a developing story.