INDIANAPOLIS — One person was killed early Thursday in a shooting after a homeowner reported a break-in on the near northwest side of Indianapolis.

Police were sent to the 1300 block of W. 26th Street (near N. Harding Street) just after 4:05 a.m. in reference to a person shot.

IMPD confirmed a man with gunshot wounds was found outside the front door of a home. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The coroner’s office later identified the deceased as 63-year-old Fredrick Rainey.

Police have not confirmed this was a home invasion or that the homeowner was the shooter, but they did say the shooter is cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Ronald Sayles at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail the detective at