INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead on the city’s near northeast side.
According to IMPD, the man was found in the front yard of a residence in the 2800 block of Stuart Street at approximately 6:30 a.m.
The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Eric Averitte.
Around 6 a.m. officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired.
Police said Averitte did appear to be suffering from gunshot wounds.