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IMPD: Shooting on near east side leaves 1 dead

Man killed in shooting on Indy’s near east side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner identified the man fatally shot Friday as 29-year-old Gerardo Morales.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person died Friday morning in a shooting on the near east side of Indianapolis, police said.

Just after 5:30 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found a man shot at a home on Wallace Avenue near the intersection of 10th Street and Emerson Avenue.

The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition but did not survive.

Homicide detectives were speaking with the person who called 911 and will ask neighbors for surveillance camera video, says IMPD Public Information Officer Samone Burris.

No arrests have been made and police shared no suspect information. There is no active threat to the community.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will release the man’s name after next-of-kin notification.

Anyone with information was asked to contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

This story is developing and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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