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Woman shot, killed on Indy's east side

Posted at 1:26 AM, Sep 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-23 12:44:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a woman was shot and killed on the city's east side Monday afternoon.

It happened just after 3 p.m. when IMPD East District officers were dispatched to the 6500 block of East 25th Street on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they found an adult female who sustained injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services arrived and transported the woman to the hospital in critical condition. Not long after arriving at the hospital, the victim was pronounced dead by medical staff.

The victim was later identified as Anya West, 23.

IMPD Homicide Detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation. The Marion County Coroner's Office will be assisting and will determine an exact cause of death.

There is no information on a potential suspect at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Jose Torres at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-34675 or e-mail him at