1 dead, 1 critical after double shooting on west side of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is investigating a double shooting on the west side of Indianapolis in the early morning hours of Monday, September 2.

IMPD said one person was killed and another was critically wounded around 1:45 a.m. in the 3400 block of Lafayette Rd.

Officers were patrolling the area when they saw a car stopped on the bridge with two people inside.

Police said they found a male and a female inside the vehicle with an indeterminable amount of gunshot wounds.

The female victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and the male victim was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

On Tuesday, the deceased victim was identified as Bra-Lynn Bryant, 19.

Detectives responded and canvassed the area for witnesses.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.TIPS (8477).

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