INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD arrested a 20-year-old man for his alleged role in a deadly shooting Monday afternoon at an apartment complex on the north side of Indianapolis.
Police said the shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of Plaza Drive, near 86th Street and Township Line Road.
When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Medics pronounced that man dead at the scene.
The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 20-year-old Brian Ward Jr.
Thanks to immediate community cooperation, IMPD detectives got a description of a possible suspect and vehicle.
Detectives located 20-year-old Jermerrell Hubbard, who was detained without further incident.
Police obtained a search warrant for a home in the 2400 block of Martin Luther Lane, near East 25th Street and Hillside Avenue, on the city's near northeast side. Police found evidence linked to the homicide investigation.
Police then arrested Hubbard for murder and robbery.
The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make the final charging decisions.
IMPD said detectives believe this is an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the public.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Jeremy Ingram at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at Jeremy.Ingram@indy.gov.
To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.