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Man found shot at scene of Indianapolis apartment fire

Man found shot at scene of Indianapolis apartment fire

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man was found shot at the scene of an apartment fire on the northwest side of Indianapolis, police say.

Police say that the man later died. The name or age of the man had not been publicly shared as of Jan. 1.

Around 9:53 a.m. Tuesday, the Pike Township Fire Department was called to the 5900 block of Guion Road on a report of a double residence fire.

While addressing the fire, police say, firefighters found the man down inside the apartment.

At 10:02 a.m., firefighters requested Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers on the scene. Police discovered that the man had a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition but later died.

Homicide detectives along with arson investigators are working to gather further information on the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Steven Gray at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail the detective at Steven.Gray@indy.gov.

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