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1 killed in northeast Indianapolis shooting

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday on North Bolton Avenue.

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead in a shooting on the near northeast side of Indianapolis Friday night.

The shooting happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Bolton Avenue, which is near East 16th Street and North Arlington Avenue. 

Officers arrived to find man inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The Marion County coroner identified the deceased as 29-year-old Derrick K. Mooney Jr. and said he died from gunshot wounds.

Police believe they have information about a potential suspect in the shooting and are currently talking with witnesses, who said they heard several gunshots. 

The homicide is the seventh in Indianapolis in as many days to start the new year. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Stephen Smalley at the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or email him at Stephen.Smalley@indy.gov. Anonymous tips can be left by calling Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).

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