Coroner’s office identifies victim of deadly Thursday morning shooting

Investigators at scene on June 8, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on the east side early Thursday morning.

The shooting was reported around 4 a.m. near East 10th Street and North Rural Street.

Police said the victim, an adult male later identified as 43-year-old Sunu Mujahid, was found near the sidewalk. Medics pronounced Mujahid dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said the cause of death was still pending.

IMPD said several witnesses were in the vicinity and were questioning them.

Police said it didn’t appear that the shooting was related to an earlier incident at 30th and Dearborn in which a person was shot in the leg.