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Man shot and killed at apartment complex on Indianapolis' west side

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Posted at 4:48 PM, Nov 28, 2021
and last updated 2022-07-06 08:21:37-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a shooting Saturday evening at an apartment complex on the west side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found the man unresponsive with an apparent gunshot wound around 6 p.m. in the 5400 block of Pleasant Hill Circle, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said in a press release. He died at the scene.

He was identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Jeffrey Herald, 42

On Dec. 23, 2021, police arrested Laseanne Strode, 23, at the Indianapolis International Airport in connection with Herald's death.

He was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.

On June 3, 2022, a second person, Tavaris Jackson, was charged in connection with Herald's death. His charges included two counts each of murder and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Eric Amos at 317-327-3475 or by email at eric.amos@indy.gov. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.