1 dead in east side shooting
UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Eugene Kestner Jr.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person is dead after a shooting on the city’s east side.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 500 block of S. Emerson Ave. around 6:45 a.m. That’s just south of English Avenue.
The victim was transported to a hospital but did not survive.
IMPD says the shooting victim was a man in his 40s. He was found on the porch with a gunshot wound.
Officers are working to find out exactly what happened when the man was shot.
Police say he was shot after knocking loudly on the front door of a home with at least two residents inside. Police say the residents knew who the man was.
The residents that were inside of the home when the fatal shooting happened are currently cooperating with police officers.
News 8’s Kevin Ratermann is on the scene and will have updates when they are made available.