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Two shootings under investigation on Indianapolis' south side

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Posted at 5:40 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 19:07:59-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Two shootings are under investigation Sunday evening on the south side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called to investigate the first shooting around 5:10 p.m. near South Meridian Street and Meridian School Road.

Officers found a person with at least one apparent gunshot wound when they arrived, IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley said in an email.

Around 5:25 p.m., officers found another person with at least one apparent gunshot wound in the 4100 block of Burkhart Drive, near South Meridian Street and East Hanna Avenue, Sibley said. They are also in serious condition.

It's not yet clear if they are related.

Additional details haven't been released.

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