INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person was found dead Monday afternoon on the city’s northeast side.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to a Sunoco gas station at the intersection of 38th Street and Post Road, around 2:36 p.m. on a report of a person shot.
They arrived to find a person who was deceased, IMPD said.
The deceased has been identified as 18-year-old Donavan Barnett.
No additional information about the circumstances surrounding the person’s death was immediately available.
“I am heartbroken this evening to learn that gun violence has again touched my neighbors in District 14. While my prayers are with the victim’s family and friends, I also want to encourage peaceful dialogue among those concerned. I encourage Far Eastside community and church leaders who want to discuss recommendations and solutions to reduce gun violence to contact me at LaKeisha.Jackson@indy.gov.”La Keisha Jackson, Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council member