Crime Watch 8

18-year-old man shot, killed at apartments on north side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died after a shooting on the city’s north side Tuesday evening, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a report of shots fired in the 2100 block of Wheatgrass Way. That’s southeast of the intersection of West 79th Street and Township Line Road in the Forest Ridge Apartment Homes.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man Wednesday as Jahnaya Bakare, 18.

Officers arrived to find Bakare suffering from a gunshot wound. He was initially taken to the hospital in critical condition, but he later died there.

No victim information or motive for the shooting have been released.

Anyone with information should call Detective Charles Benner at the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at 


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