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Person dies following south side shooting Monday afternoon

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 25, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — One person has died following a Monday afternoon shooting on the south side.

Police responded to the shooting around 2:45 p.m. in the 8800 block of St. Peter street. This is near Madison Avenue and County Line Road.

Upon arrival, police found Ngun Tha Peng, 18, suffering from a gunshot wound(s). He was transported to the hospital in critical condition but later died.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

Marion County prosecutors on May 17 charged Roberto Melendrez-Moran, 23, with murder, dealing cocaine, possessing cocaine and dealing marijuana in connection with Peng's death.

Anyone with more information was urged to contact IMPD Detective Lottie Patrick at 317-327-3475 or Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online.