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Indianapolis sees rash of violence, shootings

Posted at 6:00 AM, Apr 18, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis has been the scene of an increase in violence over the past few days, with 14 people shot, six fatally, between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.

MAP | 2016 Indianapolis Homicides

Police urge anybody with any information on these shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477. You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637. Your tip can be reported anonymously.

The first shooting happened around 5 p.m. Friday, in the 4000 block of North High School Road. 

Police identified the victim as David Sanders, 35, of Indianapolis.

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Saturday afternoon, two people were shot on the northeast side. One of them, Charles Turner, 30, died at the scene. 

The shooting happened around 2 p.m., near the 4400 block of Campbell Avenue. Police found him in the street with gunshot wounds.

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Sunday morning, two people were found shot and killed in an SUV on Indy's north side. 

Police think the SUV ran up an embankment near I-65 and hit a retaining wall.

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The violence continued that evening with a shooting on the northeast side. A person was shot and killed near the intersection of 30th Street and Baltimore Avenue. 

That victim was Anthony Morris, 18, of Indianapolis, according to police

READ | One person shot and killed on city's NE side

Monday morning, another person was shot and killed, near the 3200 block of Campbell Avenue. 

Police have not yet released any information about the victim, or possible suspects.

MONDAY | Person shot, killed on Indianapolis' northeast side


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