Woman dies in shooting on Indy’s east side


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UPDATE: The woman was identified as 31-year-old Yana Orr.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A woman who was shot Saturday on the east side of Indianapolis has since died, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

The IMPD said officers responded to the 2100 block of North Shadeland Avenue just after 1 p.m. on a report of a person shot. When police arrived, they found a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s).

She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, where despite the best life-saving efforts, she died from her injuries.

Police say the suspect is a man who fled in a car with a child in the vehicle before crashing on Arlington Avenue.

The suspect ran away from the crash, leaving the child unharmed behind. The suspect remains on the run as of the time of this report.

Saturday evening, police issued a press release asking for the community’s assistance in locating a 26-year-old man. Detectives stated they wished to speak with him about his role in the shooting incident.

On Sunday, IMPD stated that they have located the 26-year-old.

An investigation into this incident remains ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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