INDIANAPOLIS — A 78-year-old woman was shot and killed early Wednesday on the northeast side of Indianapolis, police said.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the shooting around 1 a.m. in the 4400 block of North Bolton Avenue, near East 46th Street and North Arlington Avenue, according to IMPD Officer Samone Burris.
Police found a woman with gunshot wounds when they arrived. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified her as Doris Bell.
On Jan. 12, IMPD announced Montez Jointer, 39, is facing a reckless homicide charge in connection to Bell's death.
IMPD says the shooting was a result of a disturbance between two family members, one of whom had a gun. Detectives say Bell tried to break up the disturbance and was shot.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475.