Man shot in back outside east side apartment

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 23, 2016)–Metro police are investigating a shooting outside an east side apartment Saturday afternoon.

Police confirm the victim is a 27-year-old male, shot in the back, and in critical, but stable condition at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the Arlington Green Apartments, just east of East 21st Street and North Arlington Avenue right around 4:30 p.m.

Crime scene tape surrounds two vehicles at the scene.  Bullet holes can be seen in the passenger side door and passenger side window.

Witnesses told police a black male left the scene in a black 4-door Buick.

This is a developing story.  We will update this story as soon as information becomes available.