Police say man killed girlfriend with a hammer

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Police say 38-year-old Chad Gilman killed his girlfriend Sunday evening by hitting her with a hammer.

Gilman, an Indianapolis man, was taken into custody this morning.

A woman in her 20's was found dead around 9:25 p.m. Sunday in an apartment at a complex on Lynfield Road near 46th Street & High School Road.

Residents called 911 after hearing a man screaming and saying that his girlfriend was dead inside. When medics arrived, they pronounced her dead at the scene.