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Man dead, woman injured after shooting at birthday party in Indianapolis

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Posted at 9:17 PM, May 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 22:11:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead and a woman is injured after a shooting at a birthday party Wednesday evening on the north side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the incident around 8:45 p.m. to the 3700 block of Salem Street, near North Meridian Street.

They found two people with apparent gunshot wounds when they arrived, IMPD Officer William Young said in an email. The man later died and the woman is stable.

Rev. Dr. Charles Harrison, a leader with Indy TenPoint Coalition, said their team members were in the area when they heard shots being fired. He said there was a birthday party in the area of the shooting.

Additional details haven't been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).