INDIANAPOLIS–A woman was found shot to death in the passenger seat of a car Thursday afternoon just south of Newfields art venue, near the intersection of 38th St., and White River Pkwy., in Indianapolis. Police said the driver of the car flagged someone down to call 911. The shooting happened just after 2:30.
Officers were trying to determine exactly where the shooting happened. The woman’s name had not been released to the public as of Friday morning.
Another fatal shooting happened about 11:30 Thursday night on Bertha Court, which is near the intersection of West Washington St., and South Lynhurst Dr.
Police were unable to release any information about the person who died.
At least four other shootings happened Thursday in Indianapolis, according to our newsgathering partners at WISH TV:
A person was found a person shot sometime before 4:30 a.m. Thursday in an apartment complex in the 5140 block of Southgreen Drive. That’s southeast of U.S. 31 and Thompson Road on the far south side. The person was last reported to be in critical condition but stable.
Sometime before 2:15 p.m. Thursday, a person was found shot at East 19th Street and North Rural Street. That person was last reported to be in critical condition. A News 8 photographer says about eight blocks were cordoned off in the area. A spokesman for IMPD says representatives from a gun task force and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were doing an unrelated investigation in the same area when the shooting happened.
A person who’d been shot walked into IU Health Methodist Hospital shortly after 9:20 p.m. Thursday. The person’s condition was not immediately known, but it’s initially thought the shooting happened in a residential area in the 3200 block of Brouse Avenue. That’s a block east of North Keystone Avenue off East 32nd Street.
Indianapolis police officers shortly after 10:05 p.m. Thursday found a person shot at Community Hospital East, 1500 N. Ritter Ave. The person was last reported to be in stable condition. No information was given on where the shooting happened.