INDIANAPOLIS–The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is investigating a person shot Monday on the near northeast side of the city.
According to IMPD, officers responded to the 3300 block of Brouse Avenue Monday and found a male victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.
He was reported to be in critical condition and was taken to an area hospital.
IMPD homicide detectives arrived on the scene at East 34th Street and North Brouse after the 911 call came in shortly before 11 a.m..
A witnesses told FOX59 they heard four gunshots and then found the man on the ground.
“I hear a couple things that sound like firecrackers and I look down northbound and I see another male chasing one male and the other male got in the car and started driving away as the other one was chasing him. Then all I hear is him on the phone saying ‘call the police my nephew’s got shot four times,’” said the witness.
The witness said after the gunfire he saw a man speed away in a dark vehicle.
Around 2 p.m., IMPD confirmed the man did not survive his injuries despite the best efforts of medical teams. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Antonio Garret.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).