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Three shot, one dead in shooting on Indianapolis' south side

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 16:02:43-04

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead and two others have been injured in a shooting on the south side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 2 p.m. to the 400 block of Sandra Lane on reports of a person shot when they located the victims, according to IMPD public information officer Genae Cook.

The person who died was identified as Daniel Johnson, 23.

One person was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, Cook said.

Officers were notified of a possible vehicle that left the area near the crime scene, Cook said. They stopped the vehicle near Emerson Avenue and Southport Road.

Once the vehicle pulled over after a short pursuit, officers located a third person who was shot, Cook said. They were taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).