3 sent to hospital after 2 separate shootings in Indianapolis

(Pic Courtesy: Kevin Powell, IndyFirstAlert) The second shooting scene was at a Marathon Gas Station near E 30th Street & Keystone Avenue.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three people were shot in Indianapolis early Sunday morning.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed it’s investigating two separate shootings that happened within minutes Sunday.

The first shooting happened on the east side of Indianapolis shortly after 1:30 a.m. Police say two victims were found shot at the 900 block of Cecil Avenue.

The second shooting occurred on Indy’s near northeast side at approximately 1:45 a.m. A third victim was found near the intersection of East 30th Street and North Keystone Avenue.

All three victims were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment in serious condition.

At this time, police say they believe the shootings are related. Investigators are treating this as an isolated incident and don’t believe there’s a threat to the public.

An investigation into the shootings is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked contact police or call CRIME STOPPERS of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).

This is a developing story.

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