Crime Watch 8

Man dies of gunshot wounds on east side

A crime scene is shown in Indianapolis in an undated photo. (WISH Photo, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are investigating a homicide that happened on the city’s east side Saturday, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Just before 9:30 a.m. Saturday, IMPD responded to reports of a dead person in the 500 block of North Dearborn Street. That’s in a residential area near the Wheeler Mission Center for Women & Children.

Upon arrival, officers found Demarcus Mack, 27, unresponsive man inside a vehicle. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said he died from gunshot wound injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives determined the incident to be a homicide.

The victim’s identity and cause of death were not immediately released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Lottie Patrick at 317-327-3475 or lottie.patrick@indy.gov.

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