INDIANAPOLIS — A shooting on the near northwest side of Indianapolis left two people dead Saturday night.
At approximately 9:13 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officers responded to 2950 Cold Spring Rd. on a report of person shot. When police arrived at the scene, they found two adult males with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds at a BP gas station near Marian University. Officials also located two firearms near the deceased individuals
IMPD reported that both victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Officials believe the incident stemmed from a disturbance between the parties involved in the shooting.
Police indicated that they have everybody of interest related to the incident in custody. IMPD noted that there is no active threat to public safety. Officers are not currently searching for any additional individuals in relation to the shooting.
In an update provided at 4:12 p.m. Saturday, IMPD reported that 21-year-old Damarius Coffy had been arrested for his alleged role in the incident. Coffy has been preliminarily charged with felony murder, which occurs when a person is murdered during the commission of a felony.
IMPD reported that an adult woman contacted police and advised that she may have shot one of the deceased males. Officers later detained the female and Coffy.
Police initially reported that a different individual had been arrested in relation to the shooting. IMPD later corrected the information and indicated that Coffy was the person that had been arrested.
IMPD’s night watch responded to the incident, per a press release sent at 9:35 p.m. Saturday. Police have indicated that there were witnesses near the gas station when the shooting occurred. Several of the people detained in connection to the incident are witnesses, per IMPD.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office will release the names of the two deceased individuals after their families are notified about the incident.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.