Crime Watch 8

18-year-old man dead after shooting at Speedway apartments

Speedway police on June 20, 2020, investigated a deadly shooting in the 2200 block of Sumter Street. (WISH Photo/Sterling Hicks)

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WISH) — An 18-year-old man died Saturday night after a shooting at an apartment complex in Speedway.

Officers with the Speedway Police Department were called to the 2200 block of Sumter Street, at the Legend at Speedway apartments, around 10:30 p.m. Saturday on a report of a person shot.

A man was found dead outside at the apartment complex, News 8 confirmed at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as Jayshawn Walker.

Speedway Police Department Lt. Jim Thiele said in a news release Sunday the department believes the victim was targeted by the suspect and the shooting was not random.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call Speedway Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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