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Detectives investigate near east Indianapolis homicide

A man's death is now being investigated as a homicide after officers found the man "suffering from apparent trauma" in the 2900 block of Brookside Avenue.
Credit: WTHR
IMPD homicide detectives were called to investigate after a man was found dead in a house on Brookside Avenue Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead on the near east side of Indianapolis Saturday morning.

Just before 11 a.m., IMPD officers were called to investigate a death in a home in the 2900 block of Brookside Avenue, near the intersection of North Rural Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

Inside the home, officers found an unresponsive man "suffering from apparent trauma," according to IMPD. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene. 

Detectives later determined 44-year-old Tuan Anh Nguyen's death to be a homicide. The Marion County Coroner's Office ruled Nguyen's cause of death as a gunshot wound. 

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to contact Detective Mark Howard at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Mark.Howard@indy.gov. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).