Woman found dead after shooting reported at northwest side apartment; SWAT team surrounded building for hours

Indianapolis Area Crime

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman is dead after a shooting reported on the northwest side Tuesday.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 3:10 p.m. in the 4800 block of Covered Bridge Road in an apartment complex near 71st and Georgetown.

Police said officers located a woman in the apartment’s common area. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officers immediately evacuated the common area for safety, with SWAT called in.

Media was asked by police to keep their distance and a perimeter was set up.

After around four hours, the SWAT team made entry, only to find no one else inside.

Investigators do not believe this was a random act.

The investigation is still active and ongoing and no further information has been released.

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