Indianapolis News and HeadlinesIndianapolis Local NewsIndianapolis Crime News


1 dead, another seriously injured in east side double shooting

Person Shot on East Side.jpg
Posted at 5:33 PM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 09:09:08-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting on Indy's east side.

The shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. on Friday when officers responded to a person shot at E. 38th Street and N. Post Road. When they arrived, officers found not one, but two people with gunshot wounds.

IMPD Public Information Officer, Genae Cook, said one of the victims, a woman, has died from her injuries. The Marion County Coroner's Officer later identified the victim as Ariana Holston, 22. She was pregnant, but it's unknown the fetal gestational age, the coroner says.

The other victim, also a woman, was taken to the hospital and is in serious condition.

Police are asking anyone with information to step up so their neighbors can enjoy the holiday weekend without the fear of violence.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update as details become available.