47-year-old man killed in shooting on Indy’s near southeast side; arrest made

Indianapolis Area Crime

UPDATE: Police announced an arrest made in connection to this deadly shooting.

On Oct. 18, IMPD arrested 23-year-old Kyle Roberts for his involvement in the death of Martin Griffin.

The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and determine what charges will be filed against Roberts.

Original story follows:

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INDIANAPOLIS — A deadly shooting investigation is underway on Indy’s near southeast side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of St. Paul Street in the area near Raymond Street and Keystone Avenue.

Police said officers responding to the scene found a man lying in the side yard of a house.

Police said the man was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead by doctors.

On Friday, the coroner identified him as 47-year-old Martin Griffin.

This is the second shooting this week to occur in this area, another happening near Bradbury and St. Paul late Monday.

Police on scene confirmed detectives were looking into “activity here (a) couple nights ago” but said at this time they could not say if the deadly shooting was related to the Monday night shooting.

CORRECTINON: IMPD originally said the man killed was 58 years old. The coroner later identified him as 47-year-old Martin Griffin.

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