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Woman dead after shooting Sunday afternoon in Castleton

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 08:16:11-04

Update, Oct. 27: The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announced Jaylen Smith, 18, was arrested and charged with murder for allegedly shooting and killing Meghan Schwab, 21. The original story is below.

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman died Sunday afternoon after she was shot and the vehicle she was driving hit a building, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Meghan Schwab, 21, was in a Honda Civic that went off the road and hit the side of a building in the 8400 block of Craig Street. Medics pronounced Schwab dead at the scene, IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley said.

Sibley said officers were originally dispatched just after 12:40 p.m. to the 8700 block of Masters Road after callers told police a man fell out of a moving vehicle and was lying in the road. Police are investigating both incidents as related.

The man was treated for minor injuries, Sibley said. The case remains under investigation

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