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IMPD: Person shot and killed near 38th Street and North Post Road

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Posted at 10:49 PM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 16:39:08-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a shooting Friday night on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 10:15 p.m. to investigate the incident in the 8900 block of East 38th Street, near North Post Road.

When they arrived, they found the man inside a vehicle with at least one apparent gunshot wound in critical condition, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said in an email. He died at the scene.

The man has been identified as Matthew Washington, 30, by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Additional details, including the circumstances surrounding the incident, haven't been released. Burris said there is no threat to the public.

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