Man shot wife before killing himself in Fountain Square, police say


Police respond to a shooting on Orange Street where a man and woman were shot.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Detectives believe a man in Fountain Square shot his wife before fatally shooting himself, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Police say emergency dispatchers received a call around 8:15 p.m. Saturday from the 1900 block of Orange Street, where a woman said she’d been shot.

Officers arrived to find a 60-year-old man and 63-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both were taken to the hospital.

The woman is expected to survive, however, the man has died from his injuries, according to IMPD.

If you or someone you know has experienced domestic or sexual violence, you are urged to call 317-920-9320, where someone is available 24/7 to answer questions, talk through options and connect you to resources.

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