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Indianapolis police make arrest in southeast side murder case

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Posted at 9:45 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 21:45:33-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Police in Indianapolis have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man last week on the city's southeast side.

According to a report from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, investigators on Monday identified and arrested a 25-year-old man who was allegedly involved in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man last week.

On Dec. 3 just before 9 p.m., police were called to the area of Minnesota and State streets on report of shots fired. A short time later, there was another 911 call reporting someone shot in the 1600 block of Harlan. Officers arrived and found an adult male with gunshot wounds.

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The victim was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. The victim, identified as Justus Hudson, 27, later died.

On Monday, IMPD homicide detectives arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of murder. WRTV is not identifying the man pending the filing of formal charges by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.