Man believed to be last person to see homicide victim alive wanted for questioning by IMPD

Catrina Russell was shot, pushed out of car
Police want question man about homicide
Police want question man about homicide
Posted at 10:32 PM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 23:48:14-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are asking for your help to find the man who is believed to be the last known person to see a homicide victim alive.

Police say they are only trying to locate Fredrick Ford, 52, for questioning at this time.

Catrina Russell, 49, died after she was shot and pushed out of a car Sunday afternoon on Indianapolis' east side.

It happened around 3:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of E. New York Street.

An IMPD spokesperson says Russell was behind the wheel of a gray Lexus sedan that pulled into the parking lot of the NY Express.

Police say a shot was fired and the man who was in the passenger seat of the car pushed Russell out and drove away

She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Russell's car was found a short time later in the 1500 block of  N. Kealing Avenue.

Anyone with information about Fredrick Ford's location is asked to contact IMPD homicide detectives at (317) 327-1748 or Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.

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