IMPD investigating deadly shooting on city’s northeast side


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a person was fatally wounded in a shooting Friday evening.

The IMPD said officers responded to the 4200 block of North Wittfield Street just before 8 p.m. Friday on a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. On Monday, he was identified as Luis Mercado Perez, 31.

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