UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died after a shooting on the near-west side Thursday night.
The coroner has identified the victim as 35-year-old Orlando Martin, Jr. A cause and manner for Martin’s death has not yet been released.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person was fatally shot Thursday night on the city’s near-north side, and a teen was injured in another shooting on the near-west side.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and emergency crews were sent shortly before 7:35 p.m. Thursday to a report of a gunshot to the intersection of East 30th Street and Central Avenue. That’s a small commercial area about two blocks north of East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive.
Police say two men got into a fight that led to gunfire. A man was shot and taken to Eskenazi Hospital, where he died.
IMPD on Thursday night did not provide the identities of the men or any information on a possible suspect.
In a separate shooting Thursday night, a 16-year-old was shot about an hour earlier near Rader Street and Edgemont Avenue on the near-west side. The teen was in critical condition. IMPD had no released any additional information on that shooting.