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IMPD: man dead after shooting behind downtown business

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Posted at 1:52 PM, Aug 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 17:54:52-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed outside a downtown business early Sunday morning.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 900 block of North Pennsylvania Street around 3 a.m.

Police say the victim was located on a patio with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man who died has been identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Jeffrey Whitsey, 56.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 (TIPS).