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Security guard, man killed in shootout outside Indy strip club

Posted at 3:53 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 06:10:10-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A security guard and a man are both dead after police say they exchanged gunfire early Monday morning at a strip club on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the scene outside "The Pony Indy" in the 3500 bock of Lafayette Road around 2:30 a.m. for a report of two people shot.

Witnesses told police that a man was causing trouble inside the club and was removed by a security guard. That man then got into a vehicle and began to drive away, but circled back to the club and began to shoot at the security guard. The security guard returned fire and both men were hit.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The security guard was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where he later died.

Homicide detectives are still interviewing witnesses and piecing together the details from the scene.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.