Police seek man in connection with homicide

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UPDATE (May 11, 2015)— Charges against Dantarance Hobert were dropped. According to the prosecutor, there were no witnesses who could identify the suspect. One witness who had previously provided a general description of a suspect then gave a significantly different description in final trial preparation.

INDIANAPOLIS (November 25, 2013) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are looking for a man in connection with an east side homicide.

Police said Dantarance Hobert shot and killed a man in the 5300 block of East 21st Street Sunday. Investigators said Hobert left the shooting scene on foot and is likely in close proximity to the crime scene. He’s considered armed and dangerous and may be carrying a firearm. Police issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for murder and possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.

Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts should call 911 and report his location to police; don’t approach him.

Police said the shooting is an active investigation and detectives encourage anyone with information about this incident to call IMPD.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).