INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man was killing a shooting Thursday afternoon.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said officers responded to the 700 block of North King Avenue around 2:15 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found a man outside with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

While his condition was initially reported as critical, he was soon pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner has identified him as 41-year-old Jamael Carter, Sr.

Detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Brian Lambert at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at They can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 to remain anonymous.