INDIANAPOLIS – One person was shot and killed early Sunday on Indy’s southwest side, according to police.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said officers were called out to the 4600 block of Byrkit Street just after 6 a.m. This is near Thompson Road & Mann Road.
Officers located one person suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene. The victim was pronounced deceased. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him as 41-year-old Nicholas Michael Simon.
Neighbors told CBS4 four to five shots rang out around 6 a.m.
Police are investigating if the shooting was the result of an attempted break-in. Police confirm a body was found dead on the home’s porch.
Anyone with information about the shooting can contact Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS and remain anonymous.