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Indianapolis man shot in 2021 dies nearly 2 years later

Illuminated red and blue police lights atop an IMPD patrol car. (WISH Photo, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indianapolis man shot in 2021 died nearly two years later, according to the Marion County coroner’s office.

On July 13, 2021, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to the 4300 block of Arborcrest Drive on a report of a person shot. That’s on the city’s northeast side.

Upon arrival, they found four men shot, according to a police report.

One of the men, 25-year-old Jordan Chatman, died Sunday at a home on the northeast side.

IMPD revealed Monday night that Kamari Driver was arrested March 27 and charged with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a handgun with a prior. Driver had been one of the three other people shot. When arrested Driver was said to be 29 years old. He was not in the Marion County Jail on Monday night, according to online records. It was not immediately known Monday night if he’d been released.

(Provided Photo/Kamari Driver)

News release


INCIDENT LOCATION: 4301 Arborcrest Dr

ASSIGNED DETECTIVE: Det. Douglas Morning  

“**Media inquiries must be made to the IMPD Public Affairs Office**

“INDIANAPOLIS – On July 13, 2021, just after 1:00 a.m., IMPD East District officers responded to 4301 Arborcrest Dr. on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located three adult males with injuries consistent with gunshot wound(s).  The victims were each transported to local hospitals in various conditions.  A fourth person was located near Meadowlark Drive, also with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. One of the victims, identified as 26-year-old Jordan Chatman, was transported in critical condition.

“IMPD Aggravated Assault detectives responded to the scene to further the investigation.

“The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to identify and collect potential forensic evidence.

“On March 27, 2023, Det. Morning, working with the Marion County Prosecutors Office was granted through the courts an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Kamari Driver for three counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a handgun with a prior.  Driver was listed as one of the four people with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.

“On April 3, 2023, Driver was detained and arrested for this warrant.

“On June 4, 2023, despite medical treatment, Jordan Chatman succumbed to injuries related to this incident. 

“The Marion County Coroner’s Office assisted and determined the cause of death to be related to injuries received in the July 13, 2021, incident. At this time the Marion County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death a homicide.

“The Marion County Prosecutors’ office will review the case and make any additional charging decisions.

“Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Douglas Morning at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at

“**Media inquiries must be made to the IMPD Public Affairs Office**

“Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS) to remain anonymous.  Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip or go to to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.”

IMPD media brief issued 11 p.m. June 5, 2023

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