Teen identified as victim of fatal east side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A teenager died in a shooting on the east side of Indianapolis Monday night.

Police were called to the scene near East 38th Street and North Franklin Road shortly before 6 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a person down “who appeared to have been shot.” The Indianapolis Fire Department responded and pronounced the man deceased at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 18-year-old Stachonn Nance and said he died from a gunshot wound.

Homicide detectives were called to canvass the area for witnesses.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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