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One dead after shooting on far east side

UPDATE: The man shot and killed on June 27 has been identified as 23-year-old Kenneth Barnett Jr., the Marion County Coroner’s Office said.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police say a man was shot and killed inside a hotel room Tuesday afternoon on the city’s far east side.

The name of the man has not been shared as of Tuesday evening.

Around 3:03 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to the area of 6850 E. 21st St. That is the address of the Budget 8 Inn near Shadeland Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found a man with a gunshot wound, who was later pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services.

Investigators say there are working to determine any suspects.

Officers say they are asking anyone with information to contact investigators at 317-327-3475 or call the Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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