Crime Watch 8

3 found dead Sunday night at 2 shooting scenes in residential areas on east side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Aug. 2 identified one of three Sunday night homicide victims. The man shot on East New York Street was identified as Peter Carr, 30. IMPD on Aug. 5 identified the victims from East 35th Street as Hayley Merrill, 25, and Adam Deavers, 26.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Three people were found dead in two separate shootings Sunday night in residential areas on the east side of Indianapolis, police said.

Just before 11:05 p.m. Sunday, IMPD was sent to a report of a person shot in the 3700 block of East New York Street. That’s west of North Sherman Drive.

The man was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital where he later died.

Just after 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the 4100 block of East 35th Street. That’s northeast of the intersection of East 34th Street and North Sherman Drive. When police arrived at the scene, they found a car off the roadway, up against a tree.

Officers arrived to find the two people shot inside the vehicle, IMPD said in a media notification.

No additional details about the shootings, including whether the areas were safe, were immediately available.


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