IMPD identifies victims in Monday night shooting


Two people were shot and one was killed on the north side of Indianapolis Monday night.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirms the shooting happened in the alley in the 3000 block of North Winthrop Ave. around 10:30 PM.

William Watson, 42, died in the shooting. Robert Johnson, Jr., 41, was taken to Eskenazi in critical condition.

Detectives have not identified any suspects or witnesses and urge anyone with information to call 327-3475 or Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS (8477).

Police say both men were possibly involved in an illegal gambling game prior to the shooting.