Coroner identifies man killed in shooting on east side

Indianapolis Area Crime
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide Sunday evening after a man succumbed to his injuries after being shot.

Authorities said the man was brought in by another person at around 7:30 p.m. and later died. He was identified by the coroner Monday as James Slaughter, 20. His cause of death was ruled to be a gunshot wound and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.

At this time, it is not known where the male victim was shot. Detectives are questioning the person who brought the victim in.

They are searching the area of 38th and Post Rd. and believe the shooting may have occurred around Biscayne Rd. and Bel Air Drive.

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