IMPD arrests man in connection with deadly shooting on near southeast side

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UPDATE (March 4, 2021)– IMPD announced Tavon Macklin, 21, was arrested on Feb. 26 on a preliminary murder charge. Detectives then arrested John Ziegler, 21, on March 3 for his role in the murder.


INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are asking for the public’s help finding a pair of murder suspects.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the suspects attempted to rob two males in the parking lot of a gas station at 2964 S. Keystone Avenue just before 3 a.m. Sunday. When the victims resisted, one of the suspects took out a handgun and shot him.

Police say the two suspects then got into a light colored four-door sedan with tinted windows and drove off.

IEMS arrived and pronounced the victim dead. He was later identified as 29-year-old Justin White.

Anyone with information about this incident or the individuals pictured should call Crime Stoppers 317-262-TIPS or IMPD Homicide Detectives at 317-327-3475 with information.

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