INDIANAPOLIS — A shooting investigation is underway on Indy’s near east side that claimed one man’s life.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of N. Rural Street at a Citgo gas station near the intersection of Rural and Brookside.

Police said officers located an adult male with what appeared to be gunshot injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital and was listed as being in critical condition. Police later confirmed the victim died from his injuries, however.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 46-year-old Gary Underwood.

Police have released suspect information on the shooting and are wanting the public’s help in identifying them. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens to early twenties. He is 5’7″ – 5’10” with a slender build and was wearing a blue Adidas hooded sweatshirt and red and black shoes.

The suspect may be driving the victim’s 2008 GMC Hummer H3 bearing Indiana plate number 680TBR. Investigators believe that this homicide was a result of an armed carjacking/robbery. Photos of the alleged suspect are shown below.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Ryan Clark at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.