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IMPD investigating deadly shooting on Cottage Avenue

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 12:28:34-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting Sunday morning on the south side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 4:25 a.m. to the 600 block of Cottage Avenue, south of East Morris and South East streets, on the report of a person shot.

When they arrived, officers found a person with at least one apparent gunshot wound, IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley said in a press release. They later died. Their identity hasn't been released.

The shooting remains under investigation by homicide detectives.

Since 3 p.m. Friday, at least five people have been shot, four fatally, in Indianapolis.

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Anyone with any information on these incidents is asked to call homicide detectives at 317-327-3475 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.