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13-year-old boy, man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

Posted at 10:00 PM, Apr 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 15:16:49-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A 13-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the death of a man Wednesday night on the east side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 9:40 p.m. to the area near East 9th and North Tuxedo streets and found a man with at least one apparent gunshot wound lying in an alley when they arrived, IMPD Officer Genae Cook said in an email.

The man was identified as 22-year-old Demetri Swann, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Officers found Swann in critical condition, but he later died, Cook said.

Formal charges haven't been filed in the case, according to online court records.

Additional details haven't been released.

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