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IMPD: 1 shot and killed on Indy’s east side

UPDATE: The person shot and killed has been identified as 37-year-old Melvin Hall Jr., according to the Marion County Coroner’s Office. His death was ruled a homicide.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person was shot and killed on the city’s east side on Thursday, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Around 11:40 a.m., police were sent to the intersection of East 24th Street and North Kitley Avenue on a report of a person shot. That’s about a mile west of I-70.

Upon arrival, they found a person dead inside of a car with gunshot wounds.

There is no suspect information, according to IMPD.

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

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