INDIANAPOLIS — Violence spread across Indianapolis late Wednesday into early Thursday as four people were killed and five others hurt in seven different shooting incidents.
Among the investigations were a pair of double shootings that each had at least one fatality.
Walk-in victim at Community Health North
The most recent incident was a walk-in victim at Community Health North around 8:30 a.m. Details are limited.
1 killed, 1 hurt on 38th Street/38th Place
Around 3 a.m., police were sent to the 9500 block of E. 38th Street for a report of a person shot. One male victim was found at the scene. He was taken to the hospital and last said to be stable.
A man — later identified as 52-year-old Ronnie Manigault — was found nearby in the parking lot of a gas station at 9000 E. 38th Place. Medics declared him dead at the scene.
Police believe the shootings are connected.
Man shot in leg on Spyglass Drive
About an hour earlier, a man was shot in the leg on Spyglass Drive (near W. 86th Street and Township Line Road). He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
FOX59 crews saw one man in handcuffs, but it’s unclear if he was a suspect or a person of interest.
Walk-in at Eskenazi
IMPD issued a report of a walk-in shooting victim at around 12:15 a.m. A condition was not provided.
2 dead on Hillside
Just after 11 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to Hillside Avenue near 25th and Keystone.
One man was found dead, and another was critically injured. They were both shot.
On Thursday, police stated the injured victim died as a result of their wounds.
The victims were identified as Michael Rollins, 39, and Michael Rollins, Jr., 18.
1 shot near City County building
Just before 10 p.m., a person was shot in the area of 200 E. Washington Street near the City County building.
The victim was taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.
1 killed at Vermont/Holmes
A shooting victim was found shortly before 7:30 p.m. near West Vermont Street and North Holmes Avenue on the near west side.
The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He later died. The coroner identified him as Michael Cox, Jr., 32.
IMPD said as of October 4, homicides in the city are down nearly 17% compared to last year’s record setting pace.