On July 5, the coroner identified the man killed as 23-year-old Payton Wilson.


INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city’s near east side, near Keystone Ave. and Prospect St.

Police were called around 2 a.m. to the 1000 block of Harlan St. on a call that someone had been shot. When they arrived they located an adult male with at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives are talking with witnesses and officers are canvassing the surrounding area for clues.

Police also are investigating a second shooting that happened just a couple of blocks away in the 2400 block of Prospect St. A male victim was located there with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital.

Investigators are working to determine if the two shootings might be related.

Anyone with information about the homicide should contact Detective Ronald Sayles at the IMPD  Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Ronald.Sayles@indy.gov.