Man dies after shooting on city’s near southeast side; robbery possible motive

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city’s near southeast side.

According to IMPD, officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Barrington Avenue just after midnight Tuesday. Police found Jason Alexander, 25, suffering from a single gunshot wound.

4 Fast Facts

  • Man shot on city’s near southeast side Tuesday morning
  • He went to Eskenazi Hospital and later died from his injuries
  • Police believe the motive was robbery
  • They’re asking witnesses to step forward

Alexander was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition but died from his injuries several hours after arriving at the hospital, police said.

Detectives believe Alexander was shot during a robbery and said several people may have witnessed the shooting and are asking them to “do the right thing” and come forward. Anyone with information about the shooting should call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.