INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Friday on Indy’s near west side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 5:20 p.m. in the 3300 block of W. St. Clair Street in a residential area near 10th and Tibbs.

Police said officers located a victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The victim was originally in critical condition when transported to a local hospital, but was later pronounced dead, IMPD said.

IMPD homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation and the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to identify and collect potential forensic evidence, police said.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified him as 19-year-old Jahmal Houston.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to contact Detective Jose Torres at the IMPD Homicide Office at (317) 327-3475 or email him at