Two fatal shootings believed to be related

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Two men are dead after shots ring out on the city’s east side Friday night.

Police responded to reports of gunfire in the 5300 block of  East 32nd Street around 10:30 p.m.

They arrived to find 22-year-old Indianapolis man Christiopher Stark, shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say just 30 minutes later, around 11 p.m., another Indianapolis man, 20-year-old Jermaine Vales, arrived at Wishard also suffering from gunshot wounds. He was admitted in critical condition but later died of his injuries.

Police were questioning the woman who brought Vales to the ER.

Detectives believe these two shootings are related

This is an active investigation and detectives urge anyone with information about this incident to call the IMPD Homicide Branch at 317-327-3475 or CRIME STOPPERS at 317-262-TIPS (8477).  Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).

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