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Man shot and killed at apartment complex in Indianapolis

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Posted at 7:04 AM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-13 14:24:47-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a shooting early Friday morning at an apartment complex on the northeast side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to an apartment complex in the 10100 block of Tinton Court around 2 a.m. This is near East 42nd Street and North Mitthoefer Road on the report of a person shot.

When they arrived, officers found a man who was dead with at least one apparent gunshot wound, IMPD Lt. Shane Foley said in an email.

the victim was later identified as Dashawn Roscoe, 41.

Through an investigation, detectives learned there was a disturbance between Roscoe and someone else, according to IMPD. The other person involved in the shooting was interviewed by detectives and later released pending a review by the prosecutor's office.

Tonika Miller of Indianapolis was charged June 9 with a single count of reckless homicide and two counts of neglect of a dependent, online court records show.

She was arrested June 10 on an outstanding warrant, police say.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).