Man sentenced for fatal shooting on west side

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UPDATE (April 6, 2018)– Derrick Walbert was sentenced to 30 years, 18 of which are suspended. He will serve ten years in the Department of Correction with 336 days of jail credit, plus 112 days for good time credit. The remaining two years will be served on community corrections with GPS monitoring and mental heath treatment.

Original story:

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a fatal shooting on Bertha Street.

The shooting happened just after 5:30 p.m. Friday on the 5900 block of Bertha Street. When officers arrived, they found 32-year-old Joseph Goodin dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

23-year-old Derrick Walbert was arrested at the scene of the shooting and has been preliminary charged with murder.

Police say Walbert admitted to the shooting during the investigation.

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