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Man shot and killed in Beech Grove apartments

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man shot and killed Thursday at Beech Meadow Apartments as 21-year-old Alexander Bohman. Beech Grove Police Department said Friday that the suspect, Jackson R. Porter, 21, called police and reported the incident.  He then awaited the arrival of the police and turned himself in. He faces a preliminary charge of murder.

BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) — A man was shot and killed Thursday at the Beech Meadow Apartments in Beech Grove, police say.

At 2:37 p.m. Thursday, Beech Grove Police responded to a report of a person shot at the Beech Meadow Apartments in the 140 block of Diplomat Court. When police arrived, they located a man with gunshot wounds. The man was dead on the scene. The man’s name was not immediately available.

Beech Grove Senior High School was put on lockdown for about an hour after the shooting occurred.

Police have not shared the cause for the shooting or any suspect information.