Shooting in a parking lot in Indianapolis left one dead and at least five injured – La Opinion

Shooting in a parking lot in Indianapolis left one dead and at least five injured – La Opinion

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Authorities reported that One person was killed and five others, including a police officer, were injured during an early Sunday morning shooting in Indianapolis.

Police Chief Christopher Bailey said during a news conference that two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers in full uniform were working off-duty at a bar in the 9400 block of East Washington Street when a disturbance broke out in the parking lot around from 1:30 am.

Both officers exchanged gunfire with at least one suspect and one officer was shot in the upper thigh and suffered an additional shoulder injury which may have occurred when he fell after being shot, according to the Baileys cited by The Associate Press.

The police chief said the injured officer was in stable condition and will be released from the hospital later Sunday.

Additional officers responded and They found four other people in the parking lot who had been shot. All were taken to nearby hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victims included two 45-year-old men, a 42-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman, Bailey said.

Shortly after, A man arrived at Community East Hospital in Indianapolis with injuries that appeared to be gunshot wounds and died despite treatment by medical staff. Detectives believe it was related to the shooting.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will release his name after his next of kin have been notified, according to Bailey.

A gun was found in the parking lot, according to Bailey, who added that investigators did not immediately know what caused the initial disturbance in the parking lot, but were interviewing witnesses and reviewing video tapes.

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