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IMPD: Man shot in vehicle on southeast side of Indianapolis dies

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Posted at 10:51 PM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 11:29:25-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after they were shot while they were in a car Wednesday night on the southeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the shooting around 9:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Barrington Avenue.

According to emails from IMPD's public information officers, officers arrived and found a man, identified as 40-year-old Preston Woods, suffering from at least one apparent gunshot wound and in critical condition. Woods later died after medics transported him to an area hospital.

An IMPD officer at the scene said Woods was in a vehicle with another person, who wasn't struck by the gunfire. The suspect is believed to have left the scene in a dark-colored sedan.

Police aren't sure yet if Woods lived near the scene of the shooting.

Additional details about the incident are still under investigation and haven't been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

WRTV Photographer Mike Japowicz contributed to this report.