Man sentenced to 30 years in east side adult bookstore shooting


Booking photo from unrelated 2014 arrest

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UPDATE (Oct. 27, 2015)– Donte Lane was found guilty of attempted murder and carrying a handgun without a license. He was sentenced to 30 years.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 26, 2015)– Police arrested a man wanted in connection with a shooting at an east side adult bookstore Friday morning.

Donte Lane, 24, was arrested Monday at a home in the 5900 block of East 21st Street. Investigators say they searched for Lane for several days.

The shooting occurred at the Annex Adult Store at 38th and Shadeland. According to IMPD, a man was being “unruly” toward workers and customers. He was with another man. Both men were asked to leave. They refused until the workers started to dial 911. Police believe the man was alone when he returned and opened fire.

The victim was shot twice in the legs and transported to the hospital.

Lane was arrested and preliminarily charged with attempted murder and possession of handgun with an obliterated serial number.

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