UPDATE: IMPD announced the death has officially been classified as a homicide.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a death on Indy’s northwest side Saturday afternoon.
The IMPD said officers responded to the 5200 block of West 52nd Street just before 12:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon on a report of a person shot. this is near the intersection of 52nd Street and Lafayette Road.
When they arrived, they found a man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The victim was not awake and not breathing and was pronounced dead on scene. Detectives have not been able to determine if the individual died of self-inflicted injuries or if they were by a third party.
The man was identified as Tevin Newman, 30.
Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Daniel Smith at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail the detective at Daniel.Smith@indy.gov.