Suspect in near west side SWAT standoff taken into custody

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 8, 2015) – A man is in custody Tuesday after he allegedly shot another man in the stomach on the near west side.

Police say the shooting occurred in the 300 block of Lynn Street around 6:30 p.m. The victim showed up at Eskenazi Health around 6 p.m. and told police he had been shot. SWAT responded to the scene after the suspect reportedly barricaded himself in the home.

The suspect eventually surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody. Police said the victim is alert and conscious.

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