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IMPD: 2 shot, killed on Indy’s west side

LATEST: The woman shot and killed Monday has been identified as 24-year-old DeJanelle Gaines. Her death was ruled a homicide, according to the Marion County Coroner’s Office. The man shot and killed Monday died by suicide. He has been identified as 26-year-old Tayveon Ward.

UPDATE: The second person who was shot Monday at an apartment complex on Cloverleaf Terrace was a woman who was transported to a hospital in critical condition but died later that evening, IMPD said Tuesday. The man was pronounced dead by medical aid at the scene.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Two people were shot at a west side apartment Monday afternoon, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Just after 1:30 p.m., officers were sent to the 800 block of Cloverleaf Terrace on a report of a person shot.

Upon arrival, officers found one person dead with gunshot wounds inside of the apartment.

Officers also found another person in critical condition with gunshot wounds. The person was taken to a local hospital.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective Christopher Edwards at the IMPD Homicide Office by calling 317-327-3475 or by email at Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

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