Crime Watch 8

Man found dead with gunshot wounds in car outside Speedway restaurants

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WISH) — A man with apparent gunshot wounds was found dead in a car in the snow between two restaurants’ parking lots on Friday morning, Speedway Police Department said Friday afternoon.

The man, later identified as 21-year-old Christopher Cantave, was pronounced dead shortly before 4:15 a.m. Friday, police said in a tweet and a news release Friday afternoon.

Officers were called just before 4 a.m. Friday to check a running vehicle in the 5800 block of Crawfordsville Road.

Officers found Cantave dead in the driver’s seat of a silver Chevrolet Cruze car in a snowbank between the parking lots of KFC and a McAlister’s Deli.

Police by Friday afternoon had shared no information about a possible suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana. Its phone number is 317-262-8477.

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