Crime Watch 8

40-year-old woman fatally shot on Christmas Day, IMPD says 5 days later

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A woman was shot and killed Christmas Day, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the night of Dec. 30, more than five days after the homicide.

IMPD Southeast District officers were sent just after 4 a.m. Dec. 25 to a home in the 2700 block of South Hunter Road.

Police arrived to find Tiffiny Allen, 40, with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. She died at the scene. Allen was identified Jan. 4 in a year-end homicide report from IMPD.

Police provided no information on a possible suspect or the motive for the shooting. IMPD did not explain the reason for reporting the homicide days after it happened.

IMPD on Dec. 25 had told News 8 in an email that the death was believed to have been a suicide.

Anyone with information should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.