UPDATE: The Marion County Coronor said the victim, identified as 27-year-old Timothy Lewis II, has died as a result of his gunshot injury.


INDIANAPOLIS — Police arrested a man in connection with a shooting on the near southeast side of Indianapolis that left a man in critical condition.

At about 3:15 p.m. Sunday, police were called to the 1600 block of Harlan Street, a few block north of Keystone Avenue and Raymond Street.

Officers arrived to find a 27-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Booking photo of John May II

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said officers at the scene were given a description of a man who fled the scene shortly before their arrival. Police said they found a man who matched the description a few blocks away, and he took off running between houses until officers apprehended him in the 1800 block of Ausbury Street.

IMPD arrested 44-year-old John May II on an attempted murder charge. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review this case and make a decision on final charges.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should call detective Brian Lambert at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at Brian.Lambert2@indy.gov. The public can also submit anonymous tips through Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.