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One dead, one injured after shooting Indianapolis' north side

Posted at 8:34 PM, Jul 06, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Two men were injured, one fatally, after a shooting Tuesday evening on East 86th Street in Indianapolis, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called around 7:30 p.m. to the 1000 block of East 86th Street, east of North College Avenue, on the report of a person shot.

Tavon Bickham, 24, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and later died. Another person, who has not been identified, later arrived at Ascension St. Vincent on 86th Street in serious but stable condition, IMPD Officer William Young said in a press release.

Nightwatch Commander Kerry Buckner said there was some sort of "gunfight" between two people in a car and ended in the Wendy's parking lot on East 86th Street. One person got out of the car and was taken to the hospital.

The driver of the car drove over to a nearby shopping area and was then taken to the hospital, Buckner said.


The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 317-327-3475 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.