Beech Grove police say 16-year-old nephew shot and killed man in apartment

Police investigate a deadly shooting in Beech Grove Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (WTHR/Clint Erbacher)
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BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WTHR) - Police from IMPD and Beech Grove responded to a deadly shooting Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was found shot in his bed at 153 Diplomat Court around 10:15 a.m. Sunday.

The shooting scene is in the Beech Meadow Apartment complex, which sits next to several Beech Grove schools and Hornet Park.


The victim was later identified as Devon Ford. Police say he had been a resident of the apartment complex for about three years.

The Beech Grove Police Department has arrested the suspect in this case.

Police say the suspect is a 16-year-old male who is Ford's nephew.

The teen has been preliminary charged with murder, however formal charging will be done at a later date after a review by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

The Marion County Coroner's Office determined Love died of multiple gunshot wounds.

This is still an active an ongoing investigation and if anyone has information about this incident they can contact the Beech Grove Police at their email at crimetips@beechgrove.com or Crime Stoppers. Additionally they can call the Beech Grove Police Department Crime Tips line at 317-782-4950 with information.