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Two dead, one injured after shooting on Meridian Hills Court in Indianapolis

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Dec 30, 2021
and last updated 2022-01-04 22:18:18-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Two men are dead and another man is injured after a family disturbance led to shots being fired Thursday evening at an apartment complex on the north side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officers were called around 5:40 p.m. to the 7300 block of Meridian Hills Court on the report of a person shot. This is near West 73rd Street and Spring Mill Road.

Officers arrived and found a man on a sidewalk who was dead, IMPD Officer Genae Cook said. Two other men arrived around the same time at a nearby hospital with apparent gunshot wounds. One person later died and one person is stable.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victims as Aushette Thompson, 28, and Damion Cornelius, 29.

Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Eric Amos at 317-327-3475 or email him at Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.