5 shot, 2 dead after shooting at motorcycle club hangout

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two people are dead and another three are injured after an early morning shooting on Indy’s near northeast side.

Police referred to the location as a “motorcycle club hangout.”

According to the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, the shooting occurred shortly after 1 a.m. in the 3600 block of Roosevelt Avenue at a brown brick building that has no name, but is a known hangout for motorcycle clubs. Police believe at least two or three different motorcycle clubs were inside the building at the time the shooting occurred.

After police arrived on scene, they discovered one male and two females suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

One of the female victims was pronounced dead at the scene by Indianapolis EMS. The second female was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition. The male victim was also transported, police said, but was pronounced dead at the hospital.

According to police, two more victims that were suffering from gunshot wounds associated with the motorcycle club shooting later arrived at the hospital. One of them was listed as being in critical condition. The severity of the fifth victim’s injury isn’t known at this time.

Detectives with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department continue to investigate the shooting. IMPD stated a physical altercation may have led up to the shooting, but they are still working to try and determine a motive.

At least two IndyGo buses were loaded up with potential witnesses to be questioned by IMPD.

The names of the deceased have not been released, as next of kin has not yet been notified.

Police are asking for anyone with information regarding the shooting to contact CRIME STOPPERS of Indiana anonymously at 317-262-TIPS. Anyone who provides information that leads to a felony arrest may be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.

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