GREENWOOD, Ind. – A 19-year-old man is dead after a shooting outside of a Greenwood apartment.
The shooting occurred in the 1600 block of Honey Lane Road, which is off State Road 135.
Greenwood police were called to the scene around 2 a.m. after receiving reports of gunshots in the area. When they arrived, they found a man dead outside the entryway of an apartment.
Police say the victim is Erion Dae Quan Mitchell, and he lived at the apartment with other family members.
The circumstances leading up to the deadly shooting are still unclear.
Police say they believe this was an isolated incident, and the shooter and the victim may have known each other. They received reports of a vehicle fleeing the scene, but investigators say it’s too early to release any info on that.
Police say this is the first homicide of 2019 for Greenwood. Typically the city averages about one a year.