Woman dies after shooting on southeast side; IMPD announce arrest

Crime in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide on the southeast side.

Just after midnight Wednesday, officers patrolling the 9300 block of Troy Avenue came upon a vehicle that was off the road.

Police found a woman inside that was suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. Medics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. She has been identified as 26-year-old Jerica Mitchell.

A 25-year-old man has since been arrested for his involvement with the homicide, according to police.

That person has not been identified by IMPD at this time.

This is the fourth homicide reported in Indianapolis since around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Two men were killed in a shooting in the 2800 block of Shadeland Avenue. Then around a half hour later, a man was found shot and killed in the 1300 block of N. Denny Street.

Anyone with information about the Troy Avenue homicide should contact Detective Brad Nuetzman at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Brad.Nuetzman@indy.gov

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