Indianapolis homeowner injured after man knocked on his door, shot him

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A knock on a door, followed by a blaze of gunfire resulting in a wounded homeowner: that’s what unfolded at a southeast side residence early Wednesday.

The shooting happened around 12:40 a.m. at a house in the 2400 block of Harlan Street. Witnesses told IMPD investigators that an armed man knocked on the door, and when the homeowner answered, he was shot multiple times. The homeowner chased after the man, firing back. The shooter escaped on foot or in a vehicle, police say. It’s unknown if he was shot.

The victim managed to get to a neighbor’s house, where they called 911 before the wounded homeowner collapsed. He was transported to Eskenazi Hospital and is listed in stable condition with at least one gunshot wound. Investigators found several bullet holes in the door and door frame at the crime scene.

Investigators have only a vague description of the shooter—a man wearing a blue hoodie. Detectives are interviewing witnesses to piece together more details about the gun battle.

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