Two killed in east side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 28, 2014)– Just after 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were called to a Citgo gas station in the 1800 block of N. Rural St., on a report of a person shot.

When officers arrived they found two men shot; one was pronounced dead on the scene by medics, the other was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.  At 7:49 p.m., the second male died at the hospital.

Right now detectives believe the victims arrived at the gas station with two other men in a white Buick.  At least one of the men got out of the car to go into the store when he and the other victim were shot by an unknown suspect.  The suspect was outside at the time of the shooting.  The suspect has been described as a black male, wearing all black clothing.  The motive for this shooting is unknown.

Detectives are still gathering information and interviewing witnesses.  The victim’s names and ages are not known at this time.

No other information will be available about this incident until Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the IMPD at 317-327-3475.   Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).  Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).


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