Police investigating deadly double shooting on Indy’s east side


INDIANAPOLIS — A deadly double shooting investigation is underway on Indy’s east side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 9:40 p.m. in the 4100 block of E. 35th Street.

Officers say the report said shots were fired as a car crashed into a tree.

Police say they found two people inside a car that crashed, went off the roadway and ended up against a tree. Two people were found inside the car who had been shot. Both were pronounced dead on scene.

On Thursday, the victims were identified as Adam Deavers, 26, and Haley Merrill, 25.

Detectives believe that robbery may have been a motive in this shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Matthew Pankonie at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail her at Matthew.Pankonie@indy.gov

This deadly shooting continues a violent weekend in Indianapolis that saw five people shot outside a funeral home Saturday and one person killed in a shooting early Sunday.

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