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Accumulating snow Wednesday and Thursday

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A chilly start to the morning with temperatures in the lower 30s and a cloudy sky. There could be a stray light mix south and southeast of the city but most will stay dry. Later Tuesday most should see a cloudy sky with a few breaks in the clouds

Highs top out in the upper 30s and lower 40s.

Tonight:

Quiet and chilly conditions under partly cloudy conditions. Lows fall to the middle to upper 20s.

Wednesday & Thursday:

Cloudy conditions will return to kick off our Wednesday. Another potent system will bring a chance for a wintry mix of rain and snow by late in the afternoon, but likely changes to all snow – especially north of I-70 by the evening hours. Snow should continue into the overnight and Thursday morning.

Some light snow accumulation will be possible around the Indy metro. Areas in northern portions of central Indiana could see several inches of snow before the snow moves out Thursday afternoon.

8 day forecast:

Much colder air moves in briefly on Friday, as highs only top out in the middle 20s. We’ll rebound quickly for the weekend, with highs in the 30s on Saturday, and back into the 40s on Sunday. We may even see highs get close to 50 on Monday and Tuesday.

We are tracking the potential for our biggest snow of the season starting on Wednesday. A mixture of rain and snow will…

Posted by Randy Ollis on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Neighbors stunned by shooting in ‘safe,’ ‘quiet’ Eagles Watch subdivision

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH ) — The Eagles Watch subdivision on the city’s northwest side is home to dozens of families.

“It’s very quiet here,” said Irma Molina, who lives on Eagles Watch Drive.

The winding road is often touted as an oasis of safety, seemingly removed from the city’s crime crisis, according to Jeremy Layly, who lives down the street from Molina.

He walks his dogs through the neighborhood every night without worrying about what he’ll encounter in the dark.

On Thursday night, his walk led him toward flashing police lights and crime scene tape. 

Detectives were collecting evidence from the scene of a shooting in the 5000 block of Eagles Watch Drive, less than a quarter of a mile from Layly’s home.

“I’ve heard gunshots [before] but not in the neighborhood,” he told News 8. “That’s intense.”

Officers arrived around 4 p.m. after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. An unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests had been made Thursday night. No suspect information was available.

The shooting appeared to be targeted and did not pose an immediate threat to public safety, police said.

“[Detectives are] working hard to solve these crimes and to prevent crimes,” said Michael Hewitt, a spokesperson for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).

Molina, whose home was within the police perimeter, ducked under the yellow tape to speak with News 8.

She and her son still feel safe living on Eagles Creek Drive, she said, but she is wary of rising crime in other parts of the city.

“It is very dangerous lately,” Molina said in Spanish. “Many crimes have happened.”

Anybody with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.

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