1 dead in shooting on west side
Update: The juvenile male shot and killed has been identified as 15-year-old Jeremiah Lewis, according to the Marion County Coroner’s Office.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A male was shot and killed in what police say was a targeted attack on Sunday morning. Police have not shared the age or identity of the male as of Sunday afternoon.
This is the second fatal shooting on the city’s west side in 12 hours, after a man was found dead late Saturday night in the 300 block of Meganwood Court.
Around 9:41 a.m. Sunday, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to the 2000 block of Lohr Drive on a report of shots fired.
The 2000 block of Lohr Drive is in a residential area off West 21st Street.
Upon arrival, officers located a male inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators told News 8 that the male had been driving when they were shot. They drove their vehicle into a mailbox and preceded to hit another vehicle parked in a nearby driveway.
IMPD is asking anyone in the area with doorbell or security camera footage to look between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. to see if they any vehicles or people in the area.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detective Christopher Edwards at 317-327-3475 or email him at Christopher.Edwards@indy.gov.