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One dead after shooting on Wittfield Street in Indianapolis

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Posted at 9:39 PM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 13:40:55-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A person is dead after a shooting Friday evening on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to IMPD.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 8 p.m. to the 4200 block of North Wittfield Street, near East 42nd Street and North Post Road on the report of a person shot.

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

The man was identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Luis A. Mercafo Perez, 31.

Additional details haven't been released.