INDIANAPOLIS — Five shootings from Friday night into Saturday left three people dead and injured two others, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
The three deadly shootings all happened within less than three hours of each other.
The first shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday in the 5900 block of Fieldcrest Lane. That's on the west side near Washington Street and I-465.
Police say the male victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died several hours later.
He was identified as Stacey Branch, 24, the Marion County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.
On Sept. 30, IMPD announced that Dionni King, 21, had been arrested in connection with the shooting. An investigation found that there was an argument between Branch and the suspect before shots were fired.
King was charged Sept. 26 with murder, unlawful carrying of a firearm and theft. He's scheduled to appear before a jury on Dec. 12 at Marion Superior Court.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Cristopher Winter at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at Cristopher.Winter@indy.gov.
Just after midnight Saturday, officers responded to the intersection of Southeastern Avenue and S. Hunter Road. Police say a man was found on the ground near a vehicle and had injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.
He was identified as DeAngelo Watkins, 33, according to the coroner's office.
Anyone with information about that incident should contact Detective Matthew Melkey at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at Matthew.Melkey@indy.gov.
Around 12:30 a.m., another shooting happened on the north side at W. 26th St./ Dr. MLK Jr. St. Police say the victim, a man, died at the scene.
He was identified as Harvey L. Lewis, 45, the coroner's office said.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at Larry.Craciunoiu@indy.gov.
IMPD Public Information Officer Samone Burris said in an email that in all three cases, there is no known threat to the public and no arrests have been made.
Two other shootings from Friday night into Saturday injured two people.
On Friday night, officers responded to the 1800 block of Howard Street and found a victim who had been shot. They were in stable condition, according to police.
A second was shot and injured early Saturday in the 8400 block of Southeastern Ave. No condition was available for the victim.
No information on what led up to any of the shootings or possible suspects has been released.