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IMPD: Man dies after shooting at apartments on city’s west side

A strip of yellow crime scene tape with police lights in the background. (WISH Photo from file)

UPDATE: On Tuesday the Marion County Coroner’s office identified the person shot at Stacey O. Branch Jr., 24.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died after a shooting Friday evening on the city’s west side, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers say.

IMPD received reports of a shooting just before 10 p.m. in the 5900 block of Fieldcrest Lane. That’s in the Cloverleaf Apartments northeast of the interchange of I-465 and West Washington Street.

Officers found a man with gunshot wounds. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services arrived and took the man to a local hospital in critical condition. He died several hours later.

Police say no arrest has been made and there isn’t a known threat to the area.

The man’s identified and his exact cause of death will be determined by the Marion County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with more information should contact IMPD Detective Cristopher Winter at the homicide office at 317-327-3475.

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