Indianapolis Metropolitan Police say they are investigating the death of a man inside a car on the city’s northwest side as an apparent homicide. Police say they were called to the intersection of 27th Street and Riverside Drive on a report of a crash around 12:30 Friday morning. When officers arrived, they found a man dead inside a crashed car. They say they believe he had been shot. They say they’re working to determine where the shooting happened. Police have not released the name of the victim.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officials confirm that a man has died in a shooting at a north side apartment. The shooting happened at the Cottages of Fall Creek Apartments, near I-465 and East 56th Street, just before midnight Thursday night. Police say the man that died was killed by the people living in the apartment after the suspect broke in. According to officers, the suspect was able to break through a deadbolt on the apartment’s door to get inside. Once inside, police say that suspect began to assault a man and a woman inside the apartment. One of the people living inside then shot and killed that suspect. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the homeowners are cooperating with the investigation. Police say they are still working to determine a motive for why the suspect broke in. There were two children inside the home at the time of the attack. Police reports indicate the children were two and four years old. They were not hurt.
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