Victim identified in shooting near 42nd and Post

Data pix.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- The victim of a Saturday morning shooting on the city's northeast side has been identified as Billy Scott-Woodson, 27, and the investigation into what happened at the home both morning over the weekend is ongoing.

The man was shot and killed a little after 1 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 4000 block of Richelieu Road.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) detectives said the shooting was part of an isolated domestic incident and have a possible suspect, a 33-year-old woman, in custody.

"We’ve had arguments, people arguing and stuff like that but to have the shooting, that’s crazy," said neighbor Brian Reid. "And it worries you a little bit because of the kids. There are a lot of kids on this street and they’re always running up and down this cul-de-sac."

It's not the only investigation underway at the home. Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the home went up in flames.

On Monday, the Indianapolis Fire Department said the IFD/IMPD fire investigations section is working with the IMPD homicide unit to further look into each incident. There has not been any confirmation by detectives that links the two events.

"It's kind of ironic the next day the house goes up in flames and just luckily she wasn’t home and the kids weren’t home," Reid said.

Other neighbors along the street said they'd be shocked to find out the two were not related.

Detectives are still asking for the public to come forward with information on the case. They can be contacted at 317-262-TIPS.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.