Man shot multiple times on Indy's southwest side

Posted at 7:06 AM, Jul 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 07:08:38-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was shot multiple times on Indianapolis' southwest side.

The shooting happened before 1 a.m., somewhere near the intersection of Morris Street and Tibbs Avenue.

A person driving by happened to see the victim struggling in the street, and took him to the hospital.

He was listed in very critical condition at Eskenazi Health.

"He was immediately taken to the emergency room," Major Rich Riddle, spokesperson for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, said. 

Riddle said the fact that the victim was taken to the hospital by somebody else makes it harder for them to pinpoint exactly where the shooting occurred. But some people from a nearby trailer park said they heard gunshots.

Witnesses also told police a vehicle was speeding through the trailer park. Police are trying to determine whether that vehicle is involved. 

No further information is available. 

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