IMPD investigating deadly shooting on near west side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A woman was shot and killed on the near west side of Indianapolis early Saturday morning.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the shooting that occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. near the 300 block of South Harris Street.

Police say when they arrived they located a woman with multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she died a short time after.

More than three hours after the initial call, investigators were still on the sceen gathering evidence and speaking to witnesses.

“As you can tell behind me it’s still an active investigation. We’re still gathering information separating witnesses so that we hold the integrity of the investigation,” said IMPD, Public Information Officer, William Young.

Police are asking anyone who was in the area of Harris and Washington Streets around 5:30 a.m., to call CRIME-STOPPERS at 262- TIPS.

“At this time we do not believe there is an immediate danger in the area. Again we have officers canvassing the area and investigators canvassing the area. Still searching for witnesses who may have potentially heard or even saw something. So at this time, we do not believe we have anyone out in the area regarding suspects at this time,” said Officer Young.

Investigators are still trying to determine what lead up to the shooting at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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