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INDIANAPOLIS-Between Saturday and Monday morning, there were three homicides across Indianapolis. That puts the city at 217 murders in 2021, which means Indianapolis has broken its murder record for a second straight year.

Indianapolis had 215 murders in 2020, which shattered the previous record of 159 in 2018.

IMPD says one of the homicides happened on Massachusetts Avenue around 5 am Saturday. That is near 34th street and Emerson Avenue on the northeast side.

The second happened on East Washington Street in downtown Indianapolis at about 4:45 pm Sunday. IMPD says an officer responded and immediately detained a person of interest. The victim of the shooting was taken to a hospital in critical condition, but later died at the hospital.

At approximately 1:30 am Monday, police say a man was killed on the east side of Indianapolis at the Butler Terrace Apartment complex. Once on the scene, officers located a man in his 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a separate incident, a man was shot with a crossbow Sunday on the city’s southeast side. Emergency responders found a man standing in the middle of the street who told officers he had been shot in the neck and upper chest by a crossbow. Police say he told them he removed the crossbow bolt from his neck and threw it on the ground before officers got there. Investigators believe the man knew the shooter.

Police are looking for suspects in not only these incidents, but also several other shootings from the weekend. IMPD Nightwatch Commander Kerry Buckner says surveillance systems that some residents have on their homes have been helpful to them in the past.

“A lot of times people may have personal surveillance systems. Maybe they didn’t capture the incident, but they could have captured somebody leaving the area, a vehicle, or a plate number,” said Buckner.

At least five other people were wounded in shootings from the weekend.