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Man killed in shooting near 38th and High School on northwest side

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Posted at 6:33 AM, Dec 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-20 15:32:31-05

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead after a shooting early Monday in a neighborhood on the city’s northwest side, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a person shot around 1:50 a.m. in the 3900 block of North Lawndale Avenue, near West 38th Street and North High School Road.

Police found 34-year-old D'Lon Edwards unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound outside a house when they arrived at the scene, IMPD Officer Genae Cook said.

Medics transported Edwards in critical condition to Eskenazi Hospital where he later died.

Officers later found a crime scene nearby in the 3900 block of Diamond Lane.

Cook said a person-of-interest was detained, but no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Det. Andrew McKalips at 317-327-3475 or email him at Andrew.McKaplips@indy.gov. People can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

WRTV photographer Jonathon Christians contributed to this report.