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IMPD investigating homicide on Indy's near north side

Posted at 8:48 PM, Nov 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-10 10:54:15-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a homicide after a person was shot and killed on the city's near north side Tuesday evening.

The incident happened just before 8 p.m. at East 38th Street and North Meridian Street when IMPD officers responded to a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they encountered a man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound(s).

He was located inside a vehicle parked in the parking lot adjacent to a business on the southeast corner of the intersection.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Carlos Hale Jr., 30.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Jesus Soria Jr at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail the detective at