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Police investigating deadly shooting on city’s near northeast side

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating a deadly early morning shooting on the near northeast side.

Police were dispatched just after 4 a.m. to a home near 36th and Rural streets.

Officers at the scene said a person came home to find a man had been shot at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as 28-year-old Mark Stokes and said he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives have been called to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.