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Man found shot, dead in suspected homicide on Indianapolis' east side

Posted at 7:02 AM, Sep 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-16 10:02:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man's body was found with a gunshot wound early Thursday on the city's east side.

Officers found the person unresponsive while they responded about 6:10 a.m. to the 7300 block of Taos Trail for a welfare check, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

This is in a subdivision near the intersection of East Washington Street and South Shadeland Avenue.

The man was later pronounced dead at the scene.

On Friday, the Marion County Coroner's Office said he had been identified as Samuel Reeder, 32.

IMPD asked anyone with more information to contact Detective Brad Nuetzman at 317-327-3475 or Tips can also be provided to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online.

This is a developing story.