Man found shot to death inside north side apartment

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 31, 2015)–A male found dead inside his north side apartment has been ruled a homicide by Metro Police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers were sent to a report of a person down in the 7600 block of Woodmore Trace.

Family members became concerned when they were not able to reach him by telephone.

A neighbor was sent to check on the man and found him lying just inside of his apartment

Police entered the apartment and found 37-year-old  Chaz Bennington suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Bennington was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).