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Man found dead on sidewalk is Indianapolis' 86th homicide this year

Posted at 12:56 PM, Aug 21, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS —A man was found dead on the sidewalk in a neighborhood on Indianapolis' southwest side Wednesday morning.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 500 block of North Centennial Street for a report of a person down. Arriving officers found an adult male lying on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner has identified the victim as Dejuan Burruss, 27.

The coroner says Burruss died from "gunshot wounds."

Detectives have not released any additional information about the man's death or if there are any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information should contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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