INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a shooting left one person dead on Indy’s northwest side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred shortly before 3 p.m. in the 4600 block of Abington Drive in the Abington Apartments complex, located near Georgetown Road and W. 47th Street.

Police originally said a male was located at the shooting scene who was transported to a hospital in critical condition. The victim later was pronounced dead as a result of his injury, however. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him as 22-year-old Courtez Dayvon Ward.

At this time, no further investigation has been released as the shooting investigation remains active and ongoing.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact Detective Jose Torres at (317) 327-3475 or email him at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.