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Security guard dead after shooting in Downtown Indianapolis

Victim was 37-year-old Indianapolis man
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Posted at 6:52 AM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 20:47:41-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A security guard was shot to death early Monday in Downtown Indianapolis, police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the 300 block of East New York Street before 3:45 a.m. on a report of a person down. When they arrived, officers found the security guard, who had a gunshot wound to his back.

The victim was identified as 37-year-old Quintin Cole of Indianapolis. Medics rushed him to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said it is not clear if the security guard was on duty at the time he was shot. He was in uniform, but did not have a gun.

Investigators are looking for surveillance video and interviewing witnesses at the scene.

Anyone with information should contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.