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One shot, killed on Indy’s northwest side

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Posted at 8:43 AM, May 19, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after one person was shot and killed on the north west side of Indianapolis Saturday night.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, just before 11 p.m. IMPD officers responded to the 1100 block of W. 27th Street on a report of a person shot.

Officers arrived and located an adult male victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to the hospital and later died.

IMPD said a person of interest was detained but was later released.

IMPD homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Kevin Roell at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at