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Man fatally shot in Indianapolis' Near Northside neighborhood

Illinois homicide
Illinois Fatal
Posted at 2:46 PM, Sep 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-20 10:24:53-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was shot to death Monday afternoon in the city's Near Northside neighborhood, police say.

Officers responded shortly after 2:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a person shot in the 1200 block of North Illinois Street. This is near the intersection of North Illinois and West 12th streets.

Officers arrived and found a man with at least one gunshot wound, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Genae Cook said. Officers found the man in an alley behind an apartment complex.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as Ozell Williams, 32.

IMPD Homicide Detective Ronald Sayles is investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to reach him at 317-327-3475 or Tips can also be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).