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Man dies from injuries in far east side shooting

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-12 15:09:18-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man was fatally shot on the far eastside.

The incident happened Friday afternoon when officers responded to the 7900 block of Palawan Drive, on the city's far east side, for a person shot.

When officers arrived, they found Justin Boone, 31, suffering injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. Boone died later at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

The suspect stayed at the scene, IMPD said.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Gary Tom at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at