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Woman found shot and killed behind house on Congress Avenue in Indianapolis

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Posted at 4:47 PM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 00:31:02-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman was found fatally shot Monday afternoon behind a house on the west side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 4:20 p.m. to the 1200 block of Congress Avenue, near Dr. MLK Jr. Street and West 30th Street, on the report of a person shot.

When they arrived, they found a woman who was dead with at least one apparent gunshot wound, IMPD Officer William Young said in an email.

The Marion Coroner's County Office identified the woman as 33-year-old Reonna Jackson.

Additional details haven't been released.

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