INDIANAPOLIS – A man is dead, and five other people were injured in a shooting at a birthday party on Indianapolis’ northwest side Sunday early morning.
IMPD responded to a report of a person shot at an event center in the 4200 block of West 38th Street near Lafayette Road just before 3:20 a.m.
When officers arrived, they three people with gunshot wounds. A man and woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital. A man — later identified as 24-year-old Belansky Fanord — was found inside the building and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other men were walk-ins at area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries from the shooting. Police said the ages of those shot range from 21 to 37.
According to a preliminary investigation, detectives believe a fight broke out at a birthday party inside the building, where shots were fired inside and outside the building.
No information regarding any suspects have been released at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Christopher Winter at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by email at Christopher.Winter@indy.gov.