Crime Watch 8

Lawrence police seeks information on Thursday deadly shooting

Photos show Lavon Dixon, who was found shot and killed in his vehicle outside an apartment building at 56th and Shadeland on May 29, 2020. (Provided Photos/Lawrence PD via Dixon's family)

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — Lawrence police are seeking information about the early Thursday shooting death of a 29-year-old Indianapolis man.

Police found Lavon Dixon in his vehicle around 4:30 a.m. outside a building at the Lenox Apartments, in the 5400 block of the Calder Way. That’s near 56th Street and Shadeland Avenue. Detectives believe he was shot from outside the vehicle, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

After examination at the Marion County Coroner’s Office, Dixon’s cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound, police said Friday.

No suspect had been identified on Friday, and police shared photos of Dixon provided by his family, asking for information in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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