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Victim identified in near west side fatal shooting

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 11, 2015)– A person died after a shooting on the city’s near west side.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 3000 block of West 10th Street around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

In an alley to the north, IMPD officers located a man inside of a truck with at least one gunshot wound.  EMS crews arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

On Thursday, police identified the victim as James Young, 23, of Indianapolis.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). All information shared via Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana is considered anonymous.