INDIANAPOLIS — Metro police investigated a deadly shooting on the city’s east side. It happened shortly after midnight at the Budget 8 Inn motel in the 6800 block of E. 21st Street.
IMPD officers were called to the scene on a report of a person shot. The adult male victim was found deceased on the motel premises, according to police.
Investigators say the attack happened in the parking lot where there were quite a few surveillance cameras.
“The Budget Inn supposedly has quite a few cameras so we’re going to investigate that,” said IMPD Capt. Lawrence Wheeler.
The search continues for a suspect.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the male victim as 22-year-old Marquis Lang.
Anyone with information is asked to contact IMPD or Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or visit CrimeTips.org to submit an anonymous web tip.