Man shot in alley on near west side of Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 30, 2015) – A man was found shot in an alley on the near west side of Indianapolis Saturday afternoon.

Shortly after 1 p.m. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police were called to 3018 West 16th Street on a report of shots fired.

A caller told police they heard two gunshots and then saw two men run from the rear of a liquor store at that location.

When police arrived they found 53-year-old Darrell Brooks of Indianapolis lying motionless on his side.

Brooks had been shot twice; once in his shoulder and once in his upper leg. Police say Brooks’  girlfriend was applying pressure to his wounds.

He was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition.

Investigators say the girlfriend was very uncooperative as they questioned her about what might have led up to the shooting.

If you have any information regarding this incident, IMPD urges you to call 911 or Crimestoppers at 262-TIPS.

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