Police arrest two people for same day separate homicides Saturday morning
UPDATE (August 22, 2019) — Jacob McIntosh was found guilty of murder for the shooting of Jesse Daniels.
UPDATE (May 10, 2019)– Toby George was found guilty of murder and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon. He received a sentence of 10 years with 482 days of jail credit for unlawful possession and 55 years with 482 days of jail credit for murder. The sentences will run concurrently.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two homicide cases have been solved on the same day that they happened.
Police say 24-year-old Jacob McIntosh has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting at the 300 block of South Oakland Street.
Shortly after 2:30 a.m., Saturday morning, police responded to reports of a person shot.
They found a man dead, suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was identified as Jesse Daniels, 41.
McIntosh spoke with police shortly after the homicide, and was later arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder.
In a separate incident, police also say they have arrested 41-year-old Toby George in connection to a shooting that left one man dead in the 3700 block of North Wallace Avenue.
It happened just after 4 a.m. Saturday morning.
Police responded to the scene on reports of a person shot, and found a man dead in the street. He was identified as Tyrone Burt, 40.
They spoke with witnesses and gathered evidence from the scene, and were able to identify George.
Both homicide detectives and IMPD’s Violent Crimes Unit were involved in identifying George, which let to his arrest for murder.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will make the final charging decisions in both cases.