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Police ask for help in solving recent downtown murder

Young woman killed along downtown canal
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IMPD Cruiser
Posted at 11:12 PM, Jul 08, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are asking for the public's help in solving the recent murder of a young woman on the Downtown Canal.

24-year-old Jessica Doty-Whitaker was shot to early Sunday morning. She died a short time later at an Indianapolis hospital.

Homicide detectives are asking for assistance from the community. Detectives have images from the area that show multiple people when the shooting occurred. Detectives would like to speak to anyone who was on the canal during that time.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).