Search continues for suspect of deadly shooting on Indy’s near northwest side


INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man was fatally injured in a shooting Friday.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 1600 block of North Exeter Avenue just after 6 p.m. on a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from wounds consistent with a gunshot.

The man, later identified as Joseph Wilson, 33, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead.

A SWAT unit responded to the scene after officers thought they heard noises from inside the property. The unit remained on the scene while officers got warrants to search through the two units at the property.

When police were able to search the property, they were not able to find anyone inside.

Police have general information of a suspect in the shooting, but were not able to share a detailed description.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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