The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department released Wednesday the identity of the man killed on New Year’s.
Police said they were unable to locate family members of the victim, 59-year-old Larry Palmer. The victim’s name and photo have been released in hopes of finding a relative.
Palmer was found lying face down in a home in the 3300 block of W. 9th Street on the city’s west side around 5:20 a.m.
According to a detective on the scene, it appeared the victim opened the back door and then was shot. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Police have not named a suspect at this time.
If you have information regarding this incident, please contact detectives at 317-327-3475.