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Person shot, killed on south side of Indianapolis

hanna ave homicide
Posted at 6:09 AM, Dec 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-02 14:16:22-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was killed in a shooting early Friday on the city's south side.

Officers found the victim while responding before 5:30 a.m. to the 600 block of West Hanna Avenue, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

This is near the intersection of West Hanna Avenue and Bluff Road.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Elijah Mitchell, 21.

IMPD Officer Samone Burris told WRTV a child was located at the scene but was removed safely. They were not harmed.

All persons involved are being questioned by investigators, according to IMPD.

Police say there is no known threat to the public.

IMPD asked anyone with more information to contact Detective Gary Toms at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at

Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS) to remain anonymous.