Crime Watch 8

Man, 78, found shot Friday outside Hardee’s on east side dies of injuries

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man shot Friday night outside a Hardee’s restaurant on the city’s east side died Saturday of his injuries, police said.

Officers responding to a report of a person shot in the parking lot of a Hardee’s at 5950 Brookville Rd. around 7 p.m. Friday arrived to find Paul Edmonds, 78, suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Edmonds was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition on Friday night and died Saturday, Indianapolis Metropolitan police said.

According to police, Edmonds was a local business owner.

No additional information about the circumstances of the shooting or a possible suspect in the case was immediately released by police. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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