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INDIANAPOLIS — A man was shot and killed on Indy’s northeast side early Thursday morning.

IMPD says it happened around 1 a.m., on Radnor Road near 46th Street and Arlington Avenue.

The man, identified as 20-year-old Koebe Clopton, was found with a gunshot wound outside a house. He was rushed to a hospital, but he later died.

Police are still looking for suspects.

Clopton was a junior at the University of Indianapolis, and a member of the Greyhound football team. The school calls it a “tragic loss” and says it will assist the Clopton family with resources and offer counseling for students.


University of Indianapolis President Robert L. Manuel:

“We are all deeply saddened by the loss of Koebe Clopton. Koebe was a junior at the University of Indianapolis and a member of the UIndy football team. Our primary concern is for Koebe’s family, friends, and others who are grieving his loss. We stand ready to help them with any counseling or additional resources they may need and have mobilized our counseling services to be available for anyone in our community who may need them. Our Office for Student Affairs will coordinate counseling resources to members of our campus community who feel impacted by this event. We are a close-knit community and we are devastated by the loss of Koebe, who was a member of our UIndy family. This loss reminds us how precious life is and the importance of supporting each other through times of unexpected tragedy.”