INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating an incident Saturday afternoon in which three people were shot, one of which died.
Just after 2:00 p.m. Saturday, IMPD officers were dispatched to 3500 block of Kinnear Avenue on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they located an adult male in the front yard of the home with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound(s). The victim, later identified as 34-year-old Aaron Levi, was pronounced dead on scene.
Officers located a second adult male victim at W 30th St and Annette St in a vehicle with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. That victim was transported to an nearby hospital and is said to be in critical condition. IMPD confirms that these two incidents are connected.
A short time later, officers were notified IEMS was transporting a third adult male from E 25th Street and W Fall Creek Pkwy S Drive to Methodist hospital who was also shot. Officers located a man there with injuries consistent with a gunshot would and he was listed in critical condition.
Detectives are looking in to whether or not these three people shot are all connected.
“That is certainly one of the things detectives are going to investigate and attempt to identify,” Lt. Shane Foley said.
The third person shot was located at 25th and Fall Creek but it’s unclear where he was shot.
Three shot with one dead is not something community leaders want to see, especially after a record number of homicides in 2021.
“Here I am in front of a church that preaches the importance of human life and to see all of this violence, and it continues, certainly, it’s very troubling,” Rev. Charles Harrison said.
The man found at 30th and Annette was right outside Rev. Charles Harrison’s church. He says too many people are using violence to solve their problems.
“Hopefully one day there’s going to be enough of us out here to convince enough people there’s another way,” Rev. Harrison said. “The level of violence we’re seeing now, hopefully in the future we won’t see it at this level.”
IMPD said there were several witnesses on scene and they are cooperating with detectives.
“That message that we’ve sent and asked members of our community to cooperate and speak with us hopefully is getting out,” Lt. Foley said.
If anyone has information on what happened you’re asked to call CrimeStoppers at 317-262-TIPS.