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ISP asks for public's help with investigation into deadly shooting on I-65 near Lafayette Road

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 15:16:11-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Police is asking for the public's help after a man was shot and killed while in a car on I-65 Tuesday night.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday on I-65 in Indianapolis near Lafayette Road. According to investigators, shots were fired at a dark purple Toyota Scion from another vehicle.

A passenger in the car was taken to the hospital where he later died. The victim's identity was later identified as 24-year-old Malik Phillips of Indianapolis.

ISP is asking that anyone with information on who was driving in the area late Tuesday to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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