INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police have made a quick arrest following one of the city's most recent murders.
A 35-year-old man faces preliminary murder charges in the shooting death of 47-year-old Shawn Green, who died late-Wednesday near East 30th Street and North Arlington Avenue.
Green, who may have been caught up in a road-rage incident, was rushed to a local hospital but later died.
Police closed off busy East 30th to traffic between Arlington and North Ritter Avenue as a large crowd gathered at the scene.
The city's northeast side has been hit very hard by violent crime in a year that may be the worst yet for murders in Indianapolis.
A few hours after Green's death, a 27-year-old man was murdered on the city's east side, early-Thursday. The victim was identified as Xavier Grant.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department reports 109 homicides in its service area this year. That is well ahead of last year's pace.