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1 dead, 1 critical after separate shootings across Indianapolis

LATEST: The man in critical condition after being shot Thursday on Chatsbee Court has died from his injuries, IMPD said in a release Sunday night. He was identified as 18-year-old Joshua Calderon. His death has been ruled a homicide.

UPDATE: The person who died after being shot Thursday night on Sherman Drive has been identified by the Marion County Coroner’s Office as 36-year-old John Moore Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person is dead and another is critical after separate shootings just minutes apart Thursday night across Indianapolis, police say.

The first shooting happened just before 7 p.m. Thursday, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was dispatched to a business in the 3100 block of North Sherman Drive on a report of a person shot. That is near Sherman and East 31st Street.

IMPD initially reported the person shot to be in critical condition but was later pronounced dead.

The second incident occurred at 7 p.m. Thursday. IMPD was dispatched to a person shot in a residential area in the 3600 block of Chatsbee Court. That is off North High School Road south of 38th Street.

IMPD initially reported the person was pronounced dead at the scene but has since changed their condition to critical.

No additional details were immediately available from police on either incident.

On Thursday morning, a person was rushed to the hospital after being found shot at a Castleton strip mall, police say.

Anyone with information on the fatal shooting on Sherman Drive was asked to contact Detective Matthew Melkey at the IMPD Homicide Office by calling 317-327-3475 or by email at

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