IMPD investigates after body found fatally shot near far east side day care

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a death after a body was discovered near a daycare on the city’s far east side Friday morning.

Someone called authorities at approximately 7:40 a.m. to report the body, which was found outside the New Beginnings Learning Center located in the 3500 block of Roseway Drive.

When crews arrived, they located an unresponsive male in the street. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  Preliminary investigation revealed the man was shot.

According to homicide detectives, it is too early in the investigation to determine how the man died.

Police said the body was located approximately a block from the home daycare. They do not believe the daycare was connected to the death and do not believe the children were in danger.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact detectives at 317-262-8477.

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