Deadly shooting under investigation on near east side


Scene of shooting on Feb. 19, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS– Indianapolis police say a man died in a shooting Friday on the city’s near east side.

Officers were called to the 1300 block of N. Kealing Avenue, near Brookside Parkway South Drive and N. Sherman Drive, just after 11:30 a.m. on a report of a gunshot.

Officers arrived and found a man who was critically injured. A short time later, the victim was pronounced dead.

Investigators do not believe this was a random act. A maroon sedan was seen fleeing the scene after the shooting, but no make or model was provided.

On Feb. 23, the victim was identified as Santiago Prado, 24.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477) to provide an anonymous tip that could result in a cash reward.

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