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IMPD investigating fatal shooting on northwest side of Indianapolis

Bastille Lane homicide
Posted at 5:41 AM, Jan 12, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating a fatal shooting early Sunday morning on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were responded to a call for help around 3:30 a.m. to the 5900 block of Bastille Lane in the Lafayette Villas community, near Lafayette Road, IMPD Officer Aaron Hamer said in an email.

When they arrived, they found a man who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, Hamer said. They later died.

The identities of the man or any possible suspects have not been released.

Homicide detectives are interviewing possible people involved and witnesses, Hamer said.

Additional details surrounding the incident have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call IMPD homicide detectives at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).