Body found shot to death on Indy’s near east side, Suspect arrected

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INDIANAPOLIS Shooting — Following the discovery of two individuals found dead with gunshot wounds on Thursday afternoon on the city’s near east side, the IMPD is conducting an investigation. Just before noon, officers responded to a call about a person who had been shot in the 200 block of North Walcott Street, which is close to the intersection of East Washington Street and North State Avenue.

Suspect arrested

When the police arrived, they found two males; one of the guys was in the shared area of the residence, and the other man was inside of one of the individual apartment units. Both victims had what appeared to be gunshot wounds, and both were pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. A person of interest was identified and apprehended by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) in the vicinity of West 79th Street and North Michigan Road shortly after 2:00 p.m.

Investigation ongoing

On Thursday night, the police announced that they are in the process of arresting the person who they suspect to be guilty for the shooting; however, no other details were provided. The decision on the final charges will be made by the Prosecutor’s Office in Marion County. If you have any information on the incident, please contact Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or send him an email at You can also call the homicide office at 317-327-3475. Calling Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 is another option for remaining anonymous when providing information.

Related article; 17-year-old teenager found shot dead in car northeast of downtown Indianapolis

The body of a teen boy, aged 17, was found shot to death inside a vehicle on Wednesday in a residential neighborhood located just northeast of downtown Indianapolis, according to the police. On Wednesday, just after 3:30 in the afternoon, officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a person shot in the 1800 block of Ingram Street. That is off of Roosevelt Drive and is near Interstate 70. The Marion County Coroner’s Office announced on Thursday that the deceased teenager has been identified as Brandon Banks, who was 17 years old.

A little over an hour after the shooting, the IMPD was unable to determine that the car had many bullet holes on its outside. On Wednesday, officers did not believe that there was a current threat to the area they were protecting. Officer Elizabeth Flatter, a spokesperson for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, said that investigators were in the area on Wednesday to search for anybody who might have information about the tragic shooting. Anyone who might have information was requested to get in touch with Detective Jesus Soria at the murder office by calling 317-327-3475 or sending an email to

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