INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead following a shooting on the near east side of Indianapolis, according to local police.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called just before 1 p.m. Thursday to the 1600 block of E. Ohio Street for a “murder homicide,” online records show.
Upon arrival at a home near the intersection of E. Washington Street and N. State Street on the city’s near east side, IMPD said officers found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds in the backyard.
According to police, the man was pronounced deceased around 1:20 p.m. by IEMS crews.
On Friday, Oct. 20, the Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 33-year-old Alejandro Sandoval. His cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds and his manner of death was ruled a homicide.
“IMPD homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation,” an IMPD homicide report reads. “The circumstances that led up to the shooting remain under investigation. Detectives believe all involved parties have been identified.”
This is a developing story. This article will be updated with more information as it becomes available.