Man shot at Motel 6 on east side, two people arrested

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 25, 2014) – Two people were in custody Thursday morning after a man was shot in the back at a Motel 6 on the city’s east side.

The shooting occurred just before 1 a.m. in the 2800 block of North Shadeland Avenue.

According to police, two suspects knocked on the male victim’s motel room door; the victim opened the door and the suspects attempted to force their way into the room. A scuffle ensued and the victim was shot in the back. He was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

Police were able to track down the two suspects and arrest them.