Homeowner on Indy’s south side shoots robber trying to break in, police say


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A robbery suspect is in critical condition after a homeowner shot him when he tried to break into a house on the south side of Indianapolis, according to police.

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. in the 800 block of Lawrence Avenue which is near East Hanna Avenue and Madison Avenue.

Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say a man attempted to break into a house, but the homeowner shot him.

Medics transported the suspect to the hospital in critical condition. He later died. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 31-year-old Brandon Rednour.

The homeowner says it’s a quiet area, and nothing like this has ever happened in the past 20 years.

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