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Man found dead after shooting on Werges Avenue in Indianapolis

Werges Avenue fatal
Werges Avenue fatal
Posted at 2:27 PM, Apr 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 21:33:58-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after a shooting Monday afternoon on the southeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 2 p.m. to the 2300 block of East Werges Avenue on the report of an injured person. This is south of East Troy Avenue and South Keystone Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a man dead with at least one apparent gunshot wound, IMPD Officer William Young said.

Sheridan Tom Jr., 32, was found dead in the front yard, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

On May 1, Noah Edwards, 23, and Emily Kilgore, 22, were charged with murder in the death of Tom Jr., according to the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

A third suspect was arrested on May 9, but has not been formally charged.

Additional details haven't been released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Christopher Edwards at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at