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Man dead after shooting in neighborhood on Indianapolis' southwest side

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Apr 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 14:56:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in a neighborhood on the southwest side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 4 p.m. to the 3200 block of Joey Way, near West Troy Avenue and South Lynhurst Drive, on the report of a person shot.

When officers arrived, they found a man with at least one apparent gunshot wound, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said in an email. He later died.

He was identified as Demarcus Johnson, 24, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Additional details haven't been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 317-327-3475 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.