Woman killed, man critically injured in northeast side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police were continuing their investigation Tuesday into a shooting that killed an Indianapolis woman and left her husband in critical condition.

Officers were called to the scene in the 4000 block of Meadows Drive around 9:40 p.m. Monday in reference to a person shot. Officers said someone flagged down an off-duty Marion County sheriff’s deputy. The man had been shot, police said. When officers arrived, they found a woman inside an apartment suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Both victims were taken to Eskenazi Hospital. The woman died from her injuries while the man remained in critical condition as of late Tuesday morning. The victims were husband and wife, police said, and two young children were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting. They weren’t hurt.

Police say a shooting suspect fled east of the scene, but they have not released any reliable information regarding the suspect’s description. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

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