INDIANAPOLIS – A person was killed in an early morning shooting on Indy’s north side, police say.

Officers say it happened just after 2:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of East 38th Street. Officers located a man in a backyard with an apparent gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene by medics.

He has been identified as 37-year-old Robert McCullum, Jr.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Mark Howard at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at