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Coroner’s office identifies 19-year-old homicide victim

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Authorities are investigating the third homicide of 2018.

Just before  10 p.m. Friday, IMPD officers were dispatched to the report of a person shot in the 3600 block of Mitthoeffer Rd. in the Amber Wood Apartments

Police said an anonymous caller said they heard gunshots and saw a possible body lying on a sidewalk.

Detectives confirmed that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him Monday as 19-year-old Alyjah Mahammad.

Police are looking for a suspect or suspects. If you saw anything, please call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

We will update this story once the victim is identified.

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