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Man fatally shot in neighborhood near Indiana State Fairgrounds

Man killed in neighborhood near Indiana State Fairgrounds

Latest: The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the man who died as 53-year-old Adesina Aderinwoye.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man died late Saturday night after he was shot and killed in a neighborhood on Indianapolis’ north side.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department did not identify the man who died. They say officers were dispatched to the 500 block of East 42nd Street around 11:46 p.m. Saturday on a report of a person shot.

That’s in a residential area near the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood.

When police arrived, they found the man suffering a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving efforts, he died at the scene.

Investigators say homicide detectives were on the scene gathering information.

They didn’t give any updates on potential suspects.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Det. Douglas Swails at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at

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