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Man dies after found shot at apartments on northeast side

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called about 7:55 p.m. Aug. 27, 2021, to a person shot in the 4200 block of North Wittfield Street. (WISH Photo/Andy Garrison)

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as 31-year-old Luis Mercado-Perez.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died after being shot Friday night on the city’s northeast side, police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called about 7:55 p.m. Friday to a person shot in the 4200 block of North Wittfield Street. That’s the location of Meadowlark Apartments, located off East 42nd Street between North Post Road and Mitthoeffer Road.

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound, and he died at the crime scene.

The man’s name was not released pending notification of family by the Marion County Coroner’s Office, IMPD said.

No additional information was immediately available.

Anyone with information was asked to contact IMPD homicide detective Eric Amos at 317-327-3475 or Eric.Amos@indy.gov. 

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