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Man shot and killed on Indianapolis northwest side

Happened near West 38th and High School Road
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Posted at 6:41 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 15:55:26-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are looking for the public's help in solving the city's latest murder.

It happened Monday afternoon on the city's northwest side on Westhaven Drive, near North High School Road and West 38th Street. City police have responded to 133 homicides so far this year, a figure far ahead of any other year in Indianapolis. At this point in 2019, there had been 88 homicides.

A public information officers for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the victim was an adult male who was rushed to a local hospital but did not survive. The victim has been identified as 59-year-old Damon Frederick.

There were no specifics on what led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).