INDIANAPOLIS – A person was killed in an early morning shooting on Indy’s north side, police say.

Officers say it happened just after 2:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of East 38th Street. Officers located a man in a backyard with an apparent gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene by medics.

The coroner has identified him as Robert McCullum, Jr, 37.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Mark Howard at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at