INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating shootings on the city’s west side that left two people dead and another man wounded.
The IMPD said officers responded to the 5000 block of West 36th Terrace just before 8 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found a man inside a vehicle with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. That victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where he later died.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 23-year-old Robert Surney.
As police arrived to respond to the first victim, they found another man in a car along W. 34th Street. He had also been shot and was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
Police also responded to a report of a person shot in the 1100 block of North Elder Avenue. Police found a man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his wounds.
The coroner’s office identified him as 21-year-old Bryant Bostic Jr.
IMPD believes the shootings are connected.