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IMPD: 1 fatally shot, 2 injured in residential area on near-west side

1 dead, 1 injured in near westside shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Thursday night on the near-west side, Indianapolis police say.

Also nearby about the same time, a third man was injured but not shot, police say.

The two incidents are related.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to an incomplete 911 call just after 6:40 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Lynn Street. That’s in a residential area a few block northwest of the White River bridge over West Michigan Street.

One man shot died at the scene. The other man shot was in serious conditional when taken to a hospital.

About the same time, officers also received a report of a person shot in the 2300 block of West Michigan Street. Officers found another man with injuries consistent with trauma only. He was stable when taken to a hospital.

Police did not publicly share names or ages of the three men.

IMPD says there was no known threat to the public, and all parties involved are believed to have been identified. Investigators were talking to a person of interest, but no arrest had been announced by 11 p.m. Thursday.

Anyone with information was asked to contact IMPD Detective Colten Smith at 317-327-3475 or

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