INDIANAPOLIS — A man is dead following a shooting on the east side of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a report of a person shot near 2000 Kildare Ave at approximately 4:20 p.m. Officials located a victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.
At 4:34 p.m., IMPD officers announced the victim was dead. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him as 26-year-old Askari Lamont Moore.
At 5:54 p.m., IMPD announced via social media that it had detained the suspected shooter. In a separate social media post that was shared at 9:08 p.m., officials reported that a 17-year-old male was arrested for his alleged involvement in the shooting.
Because the suspect is a minor, IMPD indicated that it will not release his name and booking photo. Police are not looking for any other suspects in reference to Saturday’s shooting.
Those with information on the incident are urged to call the IMPD Homicide Office at (317) 327-3475 or contact Detective Jose Torres at Jose.Torres@indy.gov.