INDIANAPOLIS – Police are investigating after two people were killed and seven other people were injured in two shootings early Sunday morning across Indianapolis.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers heard gunshots in the 5900 block of Madison Avenue on Indy’s south side.
While officers were investigating, they received multiple “shots fired” calls and directed officers to the parking lot outside the GZ Restaurant on Madison Avenue.
When officers arrived, they located five people who had been shot. Police say a male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were transported to an area hospital in critical condition, while a 29-year-old man, 25-year-old and 22-year-old man were transported in stable condition.
Police say a large disturbance occurred inside the GZ Restaurant, then spilled out into the parking lot, where people began shooting.
According to police, multiple businesses were hit by gunfire, and many shell casings were located in the parking lot. Police also located multiple firearms at the scene.
Ten minutes later, officers responded to a reported shooting on Edwin Court, just north of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Officers located three people who had been shot. Two of those victims were adults, and the third was a juvenile.
One person was transported to an area hospital in critical condition, while two other people were transported in stable condition. Police did not say which victim specify who had which injury.
The person transported to an area hospital in critical condition has died. They have only been identified by police as a teen.
Police say a party was going on at a residence when the shooting took place.
No other information was made available.
Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to contact IMPD at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
This is a developing story. It will be updated when new information is made available.