1 dead, 1 critical after overnight shooting; suspect in custody

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Jermaine Lamar, 47, was arrested for one count of murder and one count of attempted murder Saturday after an overnight shooting left one woman dead and another woman in critical condition. (Provided Photo/Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department)

Police on Tuesday identified the woman who died in this shooting as 47-year-old Latashia Sims.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One woman is dead and a man is in custody after an overnight shooting.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to investigate after two women were found shot in Plainfield Friday night.

According to IMPD, Hendricks County deputies were flagged down by a man, later identified as 47-year-old Jermaine Lamar, driving in the area of Main Street and Spring Street in Plainfield around 11:45 p.m. Authorities say two women in that vehicle sustained apparent gunshot wounds and were transported to a nearby hospital.

One of the women later died from her injuries.

Investigators determined the shooting happened in Marion County and IMPD homicide detectives were called to take over the investigation.

Police have arrested Lamar, 47, for a charge of murder and a charge of attempted murder.

In an earlier release Saturday, police indicated the shooting was domestic related.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. The names of the victims have not been released.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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Two women are in critical condition following a Friday night shooting in Marion County, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Saturday.

According to IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley, officers from the Plainfield Police Department were called to a scene just before 12 a.m. Saturday in their jurisdiction on reports of two people shot.

When the arrived to the scene, officers found two women in critical condition suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Investigators determined the shooting happened in Marion County and the incident is believed to be domestic related.

It is unclear where the shooting happened in Marion County or where the victims were found in Plainfield.

The victims have not been identified and no suspect information has been released.

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