1 person killed in shooting on west side; 5th homicide within 13 hours

Crime in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed one person was killed in a shooting early Tuesday on the city’s west side.

Police were called to the 6500 block of Glen Arm Court at the Villa del Sol apartments before 4 a.m. for a report of a person shot. This is near W. 35th and N. High School Road.

IMPD confirmed an unresponsive man was found shot. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

He was identified Wednesday as 23-year-old Reshawn Pitts.

It follows an extremely violent Labor Day where four people were killed in four separate shootings, including one teenager.

IMPD confirmed this is the 178th criminal homicide of 2021. It’s the 190th overall.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Douglas Swails at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Douglas.Swails@indy.gov.  

There were several other shootings on Labor Day including one on the near west side that left a man in critical condition.

Police say the man was shot just after 11 p.m. near Michigan Street and Holt Road. It happened in the common area of an apartment building. A witness told police they saw two males driving off in a dark green or gray vehicle after the shooting.

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