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Person shot while driving on I-465; NB lanes closed after crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — All lanes of northbound I-465 are closed following a shooting and crash on the city’s northwest side.

According to Indiana State Police, a person was shot while driving near 71st Street. That vehicle was then involved in a serious crash with another vehicle that has resulted in the road being shut down.

There were multiple bullet holes in the victim’s car. Police say the victim was struck in the leg and taken to the hospital and has since been released.

“This was not a random drive-by shooting,” investigators said. “We believe the victim was targeted.”

The road remains closed as of 7:15 a.m.

Police and a K-9 are searching an area near a ramp.

ISP has not released information on the victim or suspect.

Drivers can exit the interstate at 71st Street and re-enter at next on-ramp. The crash occurred on overpass between on/off-ramps. 

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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