Crime Watch 8

Person found dead at scene of shots fired on east side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person was found dead with trauma Saturday night as police responded to a call about a possible shooting at apartments on the city’s east side.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 200 block of North Shortridge Road at the Abbey Meadows Apartments just south of 10th Street on a report of a person shot just after 8:30 Saturday night.

Police initially said by email that they found DaQuan Smith, 27, who died at the scene.

Sgt. Shane Foley at the scene said the victim was male and was found inside an apartment with trauma but could not confirm the victim had been shot.

No additional information about the age or identity of the victim or the circumstances of the homicide were immediately released by police.

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