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Coroner IDs man fatally shot in residential area on east side

MAJOR UPDATE: A 20-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy were arrested Thursday in connection with a Wednesday night murder on the city’s east side, police said.

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Thursday identified the victim of a shooting on the city’s east side Wednesday as 22-year-old Demetri Swann.

The coroner said Swann died from gunshot wounds. No other details were released.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man has died after being found shot Wednesday night in an alley on the east side, police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to a report of shots fired at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of North Tuxedo Street. That’s in a residential area south of East 10th Street between North Rural Street and North Sherman Drive.

The man was initially said to be unresponsive and in critical condition, but police later reported the person died.

It was not immediately known if the area was considered to be safe.

No additional information about the man, a possible suspect, or the circumstances that led to the person’s death were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting should call the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477. 

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