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IMPD: Man killed in shooting on city’s near northeast side

Man killed in shooting on Indianapolis’ near-northeast side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the man who was shot and killed Monday morning as 47-year-old Christopher Brown.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died following a shooting at a near northeast side apartment complex Monday morning, police say.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a report of a person shot in the street in the 2300 block of Hillside Avenue at 9:45 a.m. That’s located near the New Bridge Apartments.

Officers arrived and found a man with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

IMPD Lt. Shane Foley told News 8 that police believed the shooting stemmed from an argument between the man shot and another person. The two reportedly knew each other.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will be assisting and will determine the exact manner and cause of death. The MCCO will release the name of the deceased once his family has been notified.

Homicide detectives responded and spoke with several witnesses at the scene regarding the investigation. Investigators are expected to be at the scene for several hours gathering evidence.

There is no ongoing threat to the community.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Ryan Clark at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail the detective at

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