Man, juvenile arrested after deadly shooting on Indy’s near east side

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) arrested two people Thursday in connection with a deadly shooting on Indy’s near east side.

IMPD said the shooting happened Wednesday in the 800 block of North Tuxedo Street around 9:40 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the alley suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.

The man was identified by the Marion County Coroner’s Office as 22-year-old Demetri Swann.

Homicide detectives responded and began an investigation that continued throughout the night.

IMPD said 20-year-old Marcus Dalton and a 13-year-old juvenile male were arrested for their roles in Swann’s murder.  Police said the Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and determine a final charging decision.

IMPD’s Violent Crime Reduction teams continue to work with neighborhood groups and community members to deter violent criminal activity in our community.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475, Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477), or visit CrimeTips.org to submit an anonymous web tip. 

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