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1 dead after home invasion robbery leads to shooting on near north side

1 dead in home invasion shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man is dead after a home invasion robbery led to a shooting on the city’s near north side overnight.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the shooting happened just after midnight in a residential area in the 700 block of Edgemont Avenue. That’s about one mile north of IU Health Methodist Hospital.

IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley said the shooting was a result of a home invasion robbery. The victim of the shooting lived at the home.

Officers were called to the scene after a caller said shots had been fired in the area.

When police arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police have not identified the victim or released information about a possible suspect.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.