Seven people shot within the span of just over a day in Indianapolis

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Photo from scene on 38th Street on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It was a violent start to the week in Indianapolis. Police are investigating after seven people were shot between Monday night and Tuesday night, and two of those shootings were fatal.

The seventh shooting occurred on Tuesday night on the city’s northeast side. Police responded to a gas station near the intersection of North Oxford Street and 38th Street around 10:30 p.m. on a report of a person shot. Police believe the shooting occurred in the Taco Bell parking lot on 38th Street, and the victim walked to the gas station afterwards.

The victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

The shootings began around 8:30 p.m. on Monday when two women were shot in Dubarry Park near 38th Street and Post Road on the east side.

Just an hour later around 9:30 p.m. IMPD responded to the 3100 block of North Park Avenue after Adrien Evans, 22, was fatally shot.

Detectives were called out two more times overnight, including one run to 10th and Lasalle where a man was wounded in a domestic incident and another run to 940 North Dearborn Street where someone was shot in a house.

Additionally, a teenager was found fatally shot in a car in the 1100 block of Tecumseh Street around 2 p.m. on Tuesday. He was identified as Daymarko Tolefree, 17.

Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is urged to contact IMPD’s at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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