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Man found shot and killed in apartment complex on northeast side

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Posted at 3:02 PM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 18:01:32-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was found shot and killed Monday afternoon in an apartment complex on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the incident around 2:45 p.m. near East 38th Street and North Mitthoeffer Road.

They arrived and found a man who was shot and killed in the 10300 block of Governours Lane, IMPD Officer William Young said in an email.

Oswaldo Cruz Lopez, 46, was found dead, according to a press release from IMPD.

On Tuesday, detectives arrested a 57-year-old man and preliminarily charged him with murder, according to the release. Formal charges haven't been filed yet by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office, according to online court records.

The incident remains under investigation and additional details haven't been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 317-327-3475 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.