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Damarion Moore (Photo Provided By IMPD)


Police have arrested Damarion Moore for his alleged role in the death of Shaugnje Scott.


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is investigating a homicide that happened Thursday morning on the city’s west side.

IMPD said just after 10:30 a.m. on January 9, officers responded to the 7900 block of Westmore Drive after a 911 caller said they discovered a person believed to be deceased.

Police found an unresponsive adult female upon arrival and pronounced her dead at the scene.

She has been identified as 24-year-old Shaugnje Scott.

An investigation found her injuries were consistent with gunshot wounds.

IMPD said homicide detectives responded, canvassed the area and spoke to witnesses.

Forensics teams also responded to assist in the identifying and collecting of potential forensic evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.TIPS (8477).

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