Indy gun violence continues overnight with 5 people shot in 6 hours


INDIANAPOLIS — It was another violent night around the Circle City as Indianapolis police investigate five separate shootings Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

The first happened at approximately 11:15 p.m. on the far east side of Indianapolis. Police were called to the 3100 block of Hidden Pine Drive where officers found a female who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

About 10 minutes later, IMPD responded to a gas station in the 2900 block of Shelby Street. They found another woman shot, and officials tell us she was stable at the hospital.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m., a person walked into I.U. Health Methodist Hospital suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Police say that person is expected to survive.

The fourth shooting occurred downtown at a park on Walnut Street, located near the Canal. 911 operators received a call shortly after 2 a.m. for a large party, and then shots were heard being fired in the area. Police say a woman was shot in the leg and rushed to the hospital by the first officer on scene.

For the fifth shooting, officers were called to a Marathon Gas Station in the 3300 block of 16th Street at approximately 5:15 a.m. They located a person who was shot and transported them to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

Investigations have been launched into all five shootings.

Police have not said if any are related or if any arrests were made.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or contact CRIME STOPPERS of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

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