Police investigate man’s death on near south side
UPDATE: Police took two juvenile suspects related to the case into custody following a SWAT standoff Friday morning. The victim was identified as 20-year-old Jake Arnett.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police are conducting a death investigation on the city’s near south side.
Officers were called to the 1900 block of Union Street, near East Raymond Street and Madison Avenue, just before 8 p.m. Thursday.
A 911 caller said a man had come to her porch and was bleeding. Officers couldn’t locate the man at first, but a trail of blood eventually led them to a home where he was found. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police said the victim had trauma to his face and evidence at the scene indicates the man may have died as a result of a shooting. They are still investigating what led to the man’s death and couldn’t say for sure if a shooting had occurred. The coroner will make that determination.