Overnight shootings injure 3, 2 critically wounded

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2016) –It was a violent night in Indianapolis. Metro police are investigating two separate incidents that left two people critically wounded.

The first happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Colorado Avenue at the New Yorker bar. An argument at the bar led to a shooting that left two people injured.

When officers arrived, they found an adult female with a minor gunshot wound to her arm.  She was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in good condition.  While investigating the shooting, another victim from this incident arrived at Community East Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. The adult male was transferred to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition and was immediately taken to surgery.

Detectives learned an altercation between two groups of people occurred inside the bar. The employees from the bar pushed the disturbance outside, and the two groups separated. A number of people were standing outside of the bar when shots were fired from across the street in a liquor store parking lot.  The suspected shooter is believed to have fled on foot after this shooting.

At this time, police do not have a description of the suspects. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS.

The second shooting happened in the 7000 block of Shadeland Avenue around 2 a.m.

The shooting victim walked into Methodist Hospital. He said he’d been shot in the area surrounding the R & R Bar and Grill. He’s currently listed in critical condition.

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