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Woman dead, man wounded in double-shooting on North Pershing Avenue

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Posted at 10:51 PM, Oct 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 09:22:51-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman died and a man was seriously injured in a double-shooting Thursday night on the near west side of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the shooting before 9 p.m. in the 900 block of North Pershing Avenue.

Police found two people suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics transported both to area hospitals.

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A woman died after she arrived at the hospital, while a man is in serious but stable condition, according to IMPD. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the woman as Autumn Carter, 18.

Police have not released information about a possible suspect or what might have led to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IMPD Detective Jeremy Ingram by phone at 317-327-3475 or e-mail at People can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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