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Antonio Crawford before the shooting

Antonio Crawford before the shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 27, 2015)– On Wednesday at 10:53 a.m., police say Antonio Crawford was seen at the Sakitumi Lounge at 2802 North Lafayette Road. He parked his black Chevrolet Monte Carlo in front of the business and went to make a purchase.

There was also a passenger in the car, who police describe as a black male in his mid-30s with a dark complexion and thin build.

At 11:21 a.m. Wednesdsay, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers responded to a report of a person down in the 2800 block of Barbary Lane on the north side.

Officers arrived and found Crawford with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Methodist Hospital in critical condition.

A black Monte Carlo was seen leaving the scene with two people inside. The passenger matched the description of the passenger with Crawford from the Sakitumi Lounge.

Police found the car about two miles away from the shooting scene. It is registered to Crawford’s wife.

Police are now asking for help in identifying the passenger, who they believe is directly involved.

The passenger is believed to have been directly involved.Detectives ask anyone with additional information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).


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