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1 dead, 1 injured in downtown Indy shooting on July 4

One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting in downtown Indianapolis Sunday night.

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating a double shooting in downtown Indianapolis that left a man dead and a woman injured Sunday night. 

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said there was a gathering in a parking lot near Vue Luxury Apartments in the 700 block of East Georgia Street, which is east of South College Avenue, just after 11 p.m. 

According to police, a car pulled up to the gathering, and a person got out of the car and shot a man and a woman. Police said the suspect got back in the vehicle and fled before officers arrived on scene. 

When first responders arrived, they found the victims and had them transported to a local hospital for treatment. IMPD said the man was in critical condition and later died. He was identified by the coroner's office as 35-year-old Dominick Rice. The woman is in stable condition. 

Police do not believe this to be a random act. IMPD also said officers don't believe this shooting to be related to any of the downtown activities. 

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).   

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