Two possibly related east side shootings leave one man dead, another injured

Scene of shooting in 2100 block of Emerson Knoll Place.

Scene of shooting in 2100 block of Emerson Knoll Place.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police were called to investigate two east side shootings Wednesday evening.

The first shooting ended fatally.  Police say a man in his mid-20s was shot in the neck at least one time in the 2100 block of Emerson Knoll Place around 7:30 p.m. He was then transported to Eskenazi Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Within minutes of the first shooting, officers say they were called to a second incident in the 3000 block of North Colorado Avenue. There, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition. He is also in his mid-20s.

Police say these shootings may be related. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).