Five shootings near East 42nd Street Sunday morning

Five shootings near East 42nd Street Sunday morning

Indianapolis police are investigating several shootings that occurred between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, including a mass shooting near East 42nd Street and North Franklin Road.

Officers responded to a report of a person shot near that intersection around 6 a.m. Sunday to find five people shot. Four people are awake and breathing and a fifth is in critical condition, police said. All were taken to local hospitals.

Earlier Sunday morning, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a report of a man shot in the 1600 block of Harlan Street and found a man with a gunshot wound. The condition of the victim is critical.

Saturday evening, police responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the 4100 block of South Brazil Avenue. The person was awake and breathing. According to the police, preliminary information indicated that the incident was a suicide.

Also, around 5:00 p.m. Saturday, police went to Community North Hospital at 7150 Clearvista after receiving a report of a patient walking with gunshot wounds. The victim was awake and breathing. Police said initial reports indicated the shooting happened in the 6800 block of Mill View Drive.

Shortly thereafter, police responded to a call in the 7600 block of Pendleton Pike to find a gunshot victim awake and disoriented. Police believe the shooting occurred in the 4300 block of Edmondson Avenue and is related to a walk-in incident at Community North Hospital.

This article originally appeared in the Indianapolis Star: Five shootings near East 42nd Street Sunday morning

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