1 killed, 1 injured after 2 shootings minutes apart on Indy’s south side

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Scene of shooting on Burkhart Drive (Photo By Tyler Teal)

UPDATE: The man identified by family as Cung Cem died on Monday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Two people are shot — including a juvenile — after a pair of shooting that happened just minutes apart on the south side of Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, police were called to the 8200 block of South Meridian Street.

Officers arrived to find a two-vehicle crash and a person in “serious condition” suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The shooting happened in the street.

The male victim was taken to the hospital and died of his injuries Monday evening.

Scene on South Meridian Street (Photo By Joe Lynch)

About 15 minutes later, IMPD was called to the 4100 block of Burkhart Drive, where they found a juvenile in “serious condition” with at least one gunshot wound. Police say the juvenile was taken to Riley Hospital, and their condition is now stable.

The two shootings happened roughly 4.5 miles apart in what is an estimate 8-minute drive. Police have not said if they believe the incidents to be related.

Investigations into both shooting are ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information is available.

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