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Man dies after officers find him shot near parked car in Indianapolis

Happened in the 3600 block of North Illinois Street
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Posted at 6:29 AM, May 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-07 12:10:11-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead after Indianapolis police officers found him shot near a parked and running car with music on early Thursday morning.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found Ezra Porter, 23, around 2:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of Illinois Street with at least one apparent gunshot wound.

Porter was found near a sidewalk and the parked car, IMPD Capt. Kimberly Young said. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

The homicide investigation is being led by Detective Larry Craciunoiu. Anyone with information is asked to call him at 317-327-3475 or email him at

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).