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IMPD: 1 dies in shooting on city’s near east side

One dead after shooting on east side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office released the identification of the man shot and killed Thursday afternoon as 33-year-old Alejandro Sandoval. The cause of death was determined to be multiple gunshot wounds.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man was found dead with gunshot wounds in a backyard after a Thursday afternoon shooting on the city’s near east side.

Just before 1 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found a person with gunshot wounds in the 1600 block of East Ohio Street between Arsenal Avenue and State Avenue.

IMPD did not say what led to the shooting or if there were any suspects.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the man once his family is notified.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Christopher Edwards at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at

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