1 dead, 5 other people injured in overnight shootings
UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the man shot and killed as 30-year-old Jose Angel Hernandez Jr.
Latest: The two men injured in the shooting on Meridian Street are said to be in stable condition as of Sunday afternoon. Additionally, police say the four people detained at the scene were not involved in the incident, but were arrested for charges unrelated to the Meridian Street shooting.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says a man is dead and five other people are injured after overnight gun violence in the city.
The most recent shooting happened at around 2 a.m. Sunday in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Police were called to South Meridian Street, just south of Monument Circle for shots fired not far from busy bars and restaurants.
Police say two men were found with gunshot wounds at the scene and were sent to the hospital in critical condition. IMPD detained four people, two men and two juvenile boys, at the scene for questioning.
Police have not said what led up to the shooting.
On Saturday night IMPD says a man was killed and another man was sent to the hospital in critical condition after a shooting on the south west side. It happened at a home on Maywood Road just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police have not released any other details about the victims and have not said what led up to the shooting. As of Sunday morning, no one was under arrest.
IMPD says two other people were shot on the north east side at around 10:45 p.m. Saturday.
It happened on Keystone Avenue, near 38th Street. Police say both victims are stable, however they did not release any other details about the victims.
As of Sunday morning it was not clear what led up to the shooting and no arrests had been made.