Fire destroys same house where recent homicide occurred

(Photo By Indianapolis Fire Department)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A northeast side home where a man was shot and killed on Saturday went up in smoke early Sunday.

The Indianapolis Fire Department was dispatched to the home in the 4100 block of Richelieu Road, near Post Road and 42nd Street, just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The fire was reported just 24 hours after police arrived at this very same home in response to a fatal shooting which police now believe was the result of a domestic disturbance.

The fire severely damaged the home and also inflicted some damage on the house next door. IFD stated this is a joint investigation between the IFD/IMPD Fire Investigations section and the IMPD Homicide Unit. No confirmation has been made connecting the fire to the homicide that occurred Saturday.

Police reports indicate police have been called to the house several times over the last several months for various disturbances.  A theft was reported at the property on Saturday, the same day as the homicide.

This is a developing story.

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