Crime Watch 8

2 killed in early-morning shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –  Two people died in an early-morning shooting Saturday near Lafayette Square Mall, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

According to police, Joshua Riggins, 28, of Indianapolis, was found dead at the scene. Tamara Sword, 32, also of Indianapolis, died later at the hospital.

Riggins was found dead underneath a vehicle. Inside the vehicle was Sword, who was suffering from apparent gunshots.

The shooting occurred just after 2:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of Lafayette Road.

Police say when they arrived at the gas station a large crowd had formed. The crowd immediately dispersed upon the  arrival of police at the scene.

Several cars took off from the scene at a high rate of speed. One vehicle was stopped soon after near 38th Street and Kessler Boulevard.

Police say the involvement of that car is still unknown and the deadly incident is still under investigation.