IMPD identifies man found shot to death behind near east side business


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found shot to death in a parking lot behind a near east side business.

Officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of East New York Street around 9 a.m. on reports of a person down. When they arrived, they found an unresponsive 45-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. EMS personnel responded and pronounced the man dead on-scene.

Homicide detectives responded and began canvassing the area for witnesses.

On Monday, police identified the victim as Tony Rico, 45, of Indianapolis.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS(8477). Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.

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