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IMPD: Woman shot man dead inside home

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A woman fearing for her safety shot a man to death early Tuesday morning on the east side of Indianapolis.

It happened around 6 a.m. in the 2600 block of Hawthorne Lane, which is near 30th Street and Emerson Avenue.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, a woman inside the home called police saying she was concerned for her safety, had been attacked, and that she’d fired a number of shots. When police arrived to the scene they found a man shot dead inside.

Police located the uninjured woman outside in a car with the gun secured. The woman was cooperative with police.

IMPD believes there was a small child inside the home at the time of the shooting. They say the child wasn’t hurt.

It was not immediately clear what the relationship between the man and woman was.

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