Crime Watch 8

Man arrested in connection with fatal July shooting

Alsham Laster was arrested on Nov. 5, 2021. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 41-year old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in July.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Sunday Alsham Laster was arrested Friday and charged with the murder of 43-year-old Latisha Burnett. Burnett was shot and killed July 12.

Police say officers were sent to the 1200 block of North Luett Avenue — just south of Indianapolis Motor Speedway — on a report of a dead person. It was later determined Burnett had sustained gunshot wounds.

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will make a final charging decision.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact detective Connie Pearson by calling 317-327-3475 or sending an email to Connie.Pearson@indy.gov.

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