Two separate shootings on the east side leave 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD officers responded to two separate shooting incidents on the east side late Saturday night. Both shootings were deadly.

The first shooting happened near the 5600 block of East 16th Street just before 10 p.m. Police say two people, a male and a female, were shot near Community East Hospital.

That shooting left one 73-year-old woman dead, and one man critically injured. The woman has not yet been identified.

No word yet on what caused the shooting.

The second shooting happened near 38th Street and Post Road, about 10 minutes later.

Authorities were originally called to the 3500 block of Dubarry Road on reports of shots fired.

When police arrived on scene, they found a 25-year-old man dead, and in a car that did not belong to him. He was later identified as Jason McNeal.

As of Saturday night, police had no suspect information.

Both shootings are under investigation, and we will update this story as we receive more information.

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