Police: Victims in east side shooting were targeted over narcotics

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INDIANAPOLIS — Two people were hospitalized overnight  after a shooting on the east side of Indianapolis.

It happened just after 1 a.m. in the 1400 block of Ridgeview Dr., where at least one victim was shot. The 28-year-old man was shot in the face, police said, and went to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. A 19-year-old victim suffered a graze wound to the shoulder.

The two men both lived at the home where it happened, police said, adding that it wasn’t a random crime. Investigators believe the men were targeted over drugs. IMPD was still searching for a suspect.

Animal control was called to the property where two pitbulls were contained and transported.