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Two killed in Indy in separate incidents within minutes of each other Thursday morning

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Posted at 8:19 AM, Apr 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 07:58:52-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people were shot within minutes of each other on separate sides of the city in Indianapolis Thursday morning.

Officers were initially called to a shooting in the 2900 block of North Sherman Drive around 2:45 a.m. Arriving officers located a man suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound, that man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man has been identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as 36-year-old Dustin Evans.

Officers at the scene told WRTV they were searching for a black Ford F-150 that may have fled the scene shortly after the shooting. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.

Within minutes of that deadly shooting, officers were called to the 8100 block of Lafayette Road on the city's northwest side.

Police at the scene say they located a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound outside of her home in that area. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died on Saturday, April 16, according to IMPD.

She was identified by the coroner's office as 33-year-old Amber Rigers.

IMPD on Monday said the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

The shooting remains under investigation and police have not said whether they have any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information about her death should contact Detective Mark Howard at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at

Anyone with information about either shooting should contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

WRTV Real-Time Editor Michelle Kaufman contributed to this report.