Police identify person fatally shot in east Indianapolis home


Police have released the name of a man killed on Friday night.  They say Joshua Luecking, 39, Indianapolis, died after being shot on the east side of Indianapolis.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Ewing Street, near 10th and Sherman. When police arrived, they found a man inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses to try to determine a motive for the shooting. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of his family.

Police have not released a description of any possible suspects, but they did confirm Saturday afternoon that they believe the suspect and victim knew each other.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS or IMPD homicide detectives at 327-3475.