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Indianapolis police investigating three Saturday night homicides

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Graceland shooting victim Markeewann Ward, 18 Graceland shooting victim Markeewann Ward, 18
West 26th Street victim Terry Day, 47 West 26th Street victim Terry Day, 47
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police detectives are investigating three separate shootings Saturday night that left three Indianapolis men dead.

The first investigation began Saturday just before 5 p.m. when officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of Graceland Avenue on the north side to check on the welfare of a person.  A caller to 911 said there had been a disturbance in a house and that shots were fire towards the backyard. Officers arrived and while searching the area for shell casings found 18-year-old Markeewann Ward in an alley behind the residence, unresponsive and suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived and pronounced Ward dead at the scene. Several people were taken to police headquarters for questioning and police are talking to witnesses in the area.

Around two and a half hours later police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the report of a person shot in the 3600 block of North Galdstone Avenue on the northeast side of the city. Officers arrived and found 23-year-old Dominique Butler unresponsive and suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Emergency Medical Services personnel. There is no suspect information at this time. 

Officers and detectives were called again around 9:30 p.m. to the 400 block of West 26th Street for a man possible dead.  Officers arrived and found 47-year-old Terry Day unresponsive inside a residence. Medical personnel arrived on the scene and determined that Day was deceased. Detectives were not able to determine if the suspect was shot but were able to see that he suffered trauma to the head. 

Anyone with information about these incidents are ask  to call IMPD homicide detectives at 317|327.3475 or callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317|262.TIPS (8477).  Callers may also text "INDYCS" plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).


 

 

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