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Police on scene of shooting death at Marina Apartments on east side

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Jared Dowell.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police were called at noon Tuesday to the 2100 block of Shoreland Lane at the Marina Apartments.

When detectives arrived, they found a 21-year-old man dead from a gunshot wound.

According to investigators, the victim dropped up off a couple of friends at the apartment complex. The details are unclear after the drop-off; however, someone shot the victim. He tried to drive away, but he didn’t make it out of the complex.

A spokesman for Warren Township Schools said only students who live in Marina Apartments were held over until authorities gave the all-clear. Also, a lockdown occurred at Lakeside Elementary for a time.

24-Hour News 8 watched as parents, school staff members and officers helped escort the children away from the scene.

It is unclear if police have any suspects in the investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting death can contact the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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