INDIANAPOLIS — The shooting death of a man Thursday morning might have been related to a fight at a Broad Ripple hookah lounge, police said.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to Eskenazi Hospital around 2 a.m. on a report of a walk-in person shot, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said.
The man was in critical condition, but he died shortly after arrival.
The Marion County Coroner's Office has identified the man as 44-year-old LaRon Eskew.
Burris said investigators believe the shooting was possibly related to a fight that occurred around 1 a.m. at the Lava Lounge in the 6300 block of Guilford Avenue in Broad Ripple.
A specific shooting location is not yet known.
Police have not released information about a possible suspect.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call IMPD Det. Christopher Winter at 317-327-3475 or email him at Christopher.Winter@indy.gov.
People can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana anonymously at 317-262-8477.