Crime Watch 8

Person with trauma found dead on city’s near north side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 24-year-old Jonralde Balzer. He died from multiple gunshot wounds.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person died Tuesday morning after being found with trauma on the city’s near north side, police say.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the 3700 block of North Meridian Street around 8:30 a.m. on a report of a death. The address given by police corresponds to a commercial building near a number of apartment buildings.

They arrived to find a male victim with injuries consistent with trauma. The person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police did not say whether the person was an adult or child.

No additional information about the identity of the victim, the circumstances of the death or a possible suspect was immediately released by police.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to called the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

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