Coroner identifies woman shot to death in car on west side

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INDIANAPOLIS–Metro Police are searching for a suspect in a west side shooting Saturday night.

Shortly after 9 p.m. police were called to the intersection of West Michigan Street and North Belmont Avenue.

When they arrived, they found the body of a young woman in a car dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

On Tuesday, the victim was identified as Kortnee Hewitt, 23. The coroner said her death was a homicide and she died from two gunshot wounds to the head.

Police say she was driving the beige colored car that appeared to crash into a residential retaining wall.

Additional officers, including K-9,  were called to the area to help with the search.

Homicide detectives and crime lab was also called to the  scene.

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