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1 dead, 1 injured in overnight northeast side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One person is dead and another is in the hospital following an overnight shooting on the city’s northeast side.

The deadly shooting happened in the 4100 block of Shady Oak Drive just before midnight Wednesday.

According to police, they initially received a call about shots fired in the area. After arriving on scene, they were able to determine that not one, but two men had been shot.

One of the victims, a 24-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, a 23-year-old male, who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the legs,  was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition.

Police believe the shooting is an isolated incident.

The names and identities of the victims is unknown at this time. No suspect information has been released.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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