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Man dead following afternoon shooting on Indianapolis east side.

Location near Emerson Avenue and I 70
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Posted at 2:59 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 16:17:42-05

INDIANAPOLIS — For the second time in about 13-hours, Indianapolis police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's east side.

The latest incident took place at about 2:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of East 19th Street. That's near North Emerson Avenue and I 70.

A public information officers for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed the fatal shooting, saying the victim was an adult male who was rushed to Eskenazi hospital, but died.

There is no additional information yet on what led up to the shooting or whether police have identified a suspect.

Earlier in the day, less than two miles from the 19th Street incident, a man was shot and killed at East 20th Street and North Parker.