INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man is dead after a shooting on the near north side of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the 3600 block of Hemlock Avenue on a report of a person shot just after 6:30 a.m. That’s near the intersection of 38th Street and East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive. That's just a few blocks south of the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
When officers arrived they found a man who had been shot. Medics transported him to the hospital in critical condition, and he later passed away.
The coroner identified the man as 20-year-old Chad Smitherman.