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One dead, one critically injured, after early morning shooting on Indianapolis' northeast side

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 12:35:59-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a shooting early Sunday morning on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the report of a person shot around 2:30 a.m. in the 8000 block of East 42nd Street, near North Franklin Road, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said in an incident brief. Officers found a male who appeared to have at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Homicide detectives learned the incident may have occurred in the 8500 block of East 34th Place, Burris said. Detectives found another victim, who died at the scene.

The identities of those involved in the incident have not been released.

Additional information on the incident is under investigation and has not been released.

IMPD detectives are also investigating the following incidents Sunday morning:

  • A person walked into Community Hospital East with an apparent gunshot wound. Their condition is unknown. It's unknown where the person was shot.
  • A person walked into Community Hospital East with an apparent gunshot wound after an incident in the 900 block of North Gladstone Avenue. They're stable.
  • A person was awake and breathing after they went to Eskenazi Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. It's unknown where the incident happened.
  • A person walked into Franciscan Health Indianapolis with an apparent gunshot wound after an incident in the 4400 block of Five Points Road. They're stable.
  • Two people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds walked into Community Hospital East. They're both stable. It's unknown where they were shot.
  • A person was shot near the 2300 block of Beckwith Drive. They're stable.

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