Man in critical condition after shooting on Indy’s near west side

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A man is in critical condition after being shot on the near west side of Indianapolis early Sunday morning, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m., police were called to the 800 block of Division Street in reference to a person shot.

Officers located a 23-year-old man who was shot at least twice in the chest, officials say. EMS personnel took the victim to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Investigators say they believe the shooting began as a fight inside a home and that this was an isolated incident.

Police have not released much suspect information or descriptions but believe two people of interest possibly ran away from the scene through a back alley behind the home.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police or call Crime StoppersĀ at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

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