Crime Watch 8

Indianapolis records 159th intentional homicide of 2020, breaking 2018 record

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man has died after a double shooting on the city’s southwest side, marking the third homicide in Indianapolis on Sunday and breaking the 2018 record for criminal homicides in the city.

On Sunday night, Indianapolis had recorded 186 total homicides and 159 criminal homicides, Sgt. Grace Sibley with IMPD Public Affairs confirmed.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 7130 block of Vega Way, in an apartment complex near Thompson Road and Kentucky Avenue, around 6:26 p.m. Sunday on a report of a person shot. They found two people shot, one in serious condition and one in critical condition, Sgt. Grace Sibley with IMPD Public Affairs said in an email. One of the victims, a man, later died, she said. Police on Sunday night were searching for suspects in the area. The man was identified Monday as Andre Suttice Jr., 22.

Just after noon on Sunday, a man was found fatally stabbed outside a Subway restaurant near 38th and Illinois streets. He was identified Monday as Charlie Swain Jr. 54.

Around the same time, police were called to the 8700 block of Masters Road, where witnesses said a man got out of a moving car and was found lying on the road.

Less than a mile away, in the 8400 block of Craig Street, police found a woman in the driver’s seat of a car that crashed into a building. She was unconscious and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, IMPD said. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified Monday as Meghan Schwab, 21.