INDIANAPOLIS — An incident previously described as a death investigation has been reclassified as a homicide, according to IMPD.

Early Thursday morning, one person was found dead on the east side in the 7300 block of Taos Trail near S. Shadeland and E. Washington Street. The discovery was made after police were sent there to conduct a welfare check.

An unresponsive man was pronounced deceased.

Officers say preliminary information suggests the victim was shot.

He was later identified as Samuel Reeder, 32.