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  • Death investigation underway after body found in Kokomo

    KOKOMO, Ind. — Police in Kokomo are investigating after a body was found Tuesday afternoon. Just after 4:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of North 50 East after a passerby reported seeing a body on the property of UAW 1166. When police arrived they found a male victim who was later identified as 29-year-old Jason Heck. His blue 2009 Pontiac G6, with a license plate number 749MJV, was not located at the scene. Police are asking anyone […]

  • Officer fires his weapon at suspect on city’s east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD says an officer fired his weapon at a suspect late Tuesday night. The shots were fired near 10th Street and North Tuxedo Street around 11:30 p.m. Police were dispatched to the scene on reports of a person waving a gun on the side of the road. When officers arrived they say they found the suspect at the Peppy Grill. When officers approached him he then pushed an officer and pulled a gun. An IMPD officer then pulled his […]

  • Carroll County authorities continue search for missing teenagers

    DELPHI, Ind. — Multiple agencies continue the search for two missing 13-year-old girls in Carroll County Tuesday morning. Around 5:30 p.m. Monday, officers responded to reports of two missing girls. Police say the girls were supposed to be picked up by family members at a predetermined time, but when family arrived the girls were not there. Family and friends immediately began to search for Liberty German and Abigail Williams in the nearby area. Police say they were last seen shortly […]

  • Police release identities of two people dead after shooting, SWAT standoff in Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Two people are dead after a shooting and police standoff late Thursday night in Columbus. Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Lafayette Avenue on reports of shots fired shortly after 9 p.m. They found a female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle when they arrived at the scene. She was transported to Methodist in Indianapolis by medical helicopter, and she died from her injuries overnight. She was later identified as Kelly R. Baker, 43, […]

  • Security guard reportedly shoots and kills two attempted Beech Grove robbers

    BEECH GROVE, Ind. — A security guard reportedly shot and killed two males who attempted to rob him at gunpoint Saturday morning in Beech Grove. One of the people killed was a 14-year-old boy. He was later identified as Earnest Sneed. Sneed was a student at Arsenal Tech. The adult male killed in the shooting has been identified as Seth Easley. The shooting happened outside The Grove Sports Bar on Alton and Emerson Ave. shortly before 1:00 a.m. Officials say the 23-year-old security […]

  • Valerie Cunningham named Acting Chief of IMPD

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Valerie Cunningham will serve as the Acting Chief of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department until a replacement for Troy Riggs is found. The appointment of an Acting Chief is standard protocol when the sworn Chief of Police is unavailable, indisposed, or a vacancy is created. Acting Chief Cunningham has not submitted herself as a candidate for the permanent position and will serve in the Acting Chief role for up to 10 days as the Mayor continues to interview candidates. […]

  • Indy’s murder count rises to 149

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  — More violence in Indianapolis as 2016 comes to an end. Indianapolis Metro Police Dept. (IMPD) reports a new record with 149 murders this year to-date. That’s five more than the previous record set in 2015. Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the city’s near north side late Thursday night. Officers were dispatched to 29th Street and Talbott Street around 9:45 p.m. on reports of a person shot. When they arrived on scene they found a […]

  • UPDATE: IMPD searches for two suspects who fatally shot man on east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –IMPD is looking for at least two suspects connected to a deadly shooting late Wednesday night on the east side of Indianapolis. Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of North Gladstone Avenue just before midnight on reports of a person shot. When officers arrived, they found the victim lying outside suffering from at least one gunshot wound. EMS crews arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as a 48-year-old male, […]

  • Police investigating circumstances surrounding man’s fatal shooting on east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One person is dead following a shooting early Friday on the city’s east side. Police describe the scene as “confusing” and are trying to piece together what exactly happened. Officers from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to the 6200 block of Eastridge Drive, near 10th St. and Arlington Ave., shortly after 1 a.m. on a report of a person shot. IMPD says a third party phoned in the report and dispatch did not receive any […]

  • Police continue search for violent robbery suspect

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police are looking for a violent suspect who attempted to rob someone at an east side Kroger. Officers say the man cut the victims face in the attempted robbery. The suspect entered the Kroger in the 4400 block of East 10th Street before the robbery occurred. After leaving he went to the parking lot and demanded money from the victim. When they said no, the suspect attacked. The suspect and another man fled in a red Pontiac Sunbird.

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