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Woman dies days after being shot, set on fire on Indy's west side

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Posted at 7:27 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 12:48:34-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman has died, days after she was shot and then set on fire on Indianapolis' west side.

Laura Gentry, 44 died on Monday, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. The Marion County Coroner's Office said her cause of death was a result of "complications of mixed modularity trauma, thermal burns and multiple gunshot wounds."

On July 9, she was found in the 1100 block of Medford Avenue, near West 10th Street and North Tibbs Avenue, according to police.

The incident has been turned over to homicide detectives and they are still investigating the incident.

Information hasn't been released about a possible suspect.

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