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Man killed in Sunday morning shooting ID’d

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Authorities have identified the man killed in a Sunday morning shooting on the city’s east side. 

The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Monday said 35-year-old Trancito Montenegro was the victim in a shooting in the 6100 block of Nimitz Drive. 

The shooting happened just before 4:15 a.m. Sunday. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrived at the scene to find Montenegro in a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medics pronounced him deceased at the scene, according to a release from police.

It was the city’s 94th criminal homicide in 2018; a woman’s fatal stabbing Sunday night marked the 95th. 

As of Monday, the city had recorded 104 homicides.

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to called the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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