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IMPD investigating homicide on Indy’s near northwest side

Posted at 10:28 AM, Jan 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-26 08:34:52-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A man has died days after being shot on Indianapolis' northwest side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers responded to the 1300 block of 32nd St. on Friday, Jan. 20 for a report of shots fired.

Arriving officers located an adult male who had been shot.

The man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

On Thursday, the man was identified as 50-year-old Donald Lee Meade Jr.

After spending several days in the hospital, the man died from his injuries on Jan. 24.

The man's cause of death and identity will be released by the Marion County Coroner after his family has been notified.

Police have not issued any additional details about the shooting and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Gary Toms at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at