UPDATE: IMPD released a clarification about the victim in the shooting. They said the victim, who is 16, misled officers about being a DoorDash driver. Detectives said they determined this was not the case. DoorDash’s company policy also clearly states drivers must be at least 18 years old.


INDIANAPOLIS — A male DoorDash driver was shot with a shotgun Sunday morning while trying to make a food delivery on Indy’s south side, records show.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called around 8:30 a.m. after a male suffering from a gunshot wound was checked into Community Hospital South.

IMPD officers spoke with the victim, who said he was unsure of the exact location where he was shot but was able to describe the incident.

The victim told police he was delivering food for DoorDash when gunfire hit his 2022 gray Toyota SUV, a report shows. He said that as he began driving away from the scene, he was shot.

An IMPD incident report lists the weapon used as a shotgun. The report does not include any condition for the victim.