INDIANAPOLIS — A pair of men are in good condition following an apparent shooting and possible armed robbery.
Police responded to the 2300 block of East 40th Street, near East 38th Street and North Keystone Avenue, on reports of a person shot around 11:15 p.m. Sunday.
When they arrived, officers found one victim shot in the back laying on the porch of a house. A second victim was found nearby, shot in the leg.
According to a public police report, one victims told police the pair was walking in the 4300 block of North Guilford Avenue when two men came up to them saying “This is a robbery, give it up.”
The pair took off running and, according to the victim’s statement, the suspects shot them.
The second victim gave police a slightly different story.
He told police the pair was walking along the 4300 block of North Guilford Avenue approaching a white house with people on the porch. That’s when they heard gunfire, began running and were shot.
Both victims told police they called a relative that transported them from the Guilford location to the East 40th Street location.
Detectives located various shell casings along Guilford. Medics transported both victims to Wishard Hospital in good condition.