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Seven injured, one dead over violent weekend in Indianapolis

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 19:25:46-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Since Saturday morning, at least seven people have been injured, one fatally, during a violent weekend in Indianapolis.

Around 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the area of North Rural Street and Massachusetts Avenue on the report of shots fired, according to an IMPD report. When they arrived, officers found two people who were shot. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Officers were later called around 3:15 a.m. to the 2600 block of Morning Star Drive, near East 25th Street and North Post Road, on the report of a person shot, IMPD Officer Aaron Hamer said in an email. The victim was taken to a hospital in Indianapolis in stable condition.

Early Sunday morning around 1:45 a.m., officers were called to the 4200 block of North Post Road and found a man who was shot in a nearby parking lot, according to an IMPD report. His condition is unknown.

Officers were called around 2:30 a.m. to the 4000 block of Georgetown Road and found two people who were suffering from apparent stab wounds when they arrived. Hamer said. They were taken to the hospital in unknown conditions.

As officers were investigating the reported stabbings, other officers were called to investigate a person shot inside a car near Fountain Square, IMPD Officer Genae Cook said in an email. The man, who was a passenger in a car, died.

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IMPD detectives are working to find out the details surrounding each incident. They have not released the identities of the victims or any possible suspects.

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Anyone with information on any of the incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.