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IMPD investigates deadly shooting on near northeast side

Police were called to Hovey Street shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD homicide detectives are investigating an early morning shooting on the city's near northeast side that left a man dead Sunday.

Officers were called to 3227 Hovey Street shortly before 2 a.m. on a report of a person shot. Police found the man, 28-year-old Jalen Chatmon, with an apparent gunshot wound.

Medics took him to the hospital in critical condition, and he passed away there, according to IMPD.

Investigators have not shared any information about a suspect in the shooting or the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The Hovey Street address is north of Douglass Park and east of Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave.

IMPD said the shooting was the 232nd homicide of the year. Of those, 213 have been criminal homicides. The others are classified as self-defense. By comparison, on Oct. 31, 2020, IMPD had recorded 232 homicides, but only 173 of those were criminal.

Anyone with information about the Hovey Street shooting should contact Detective Christopher Winter at the IMPD homicide office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Christopher.Winter@indy.gov.   

Anonymous tips that could qualify for a reward can be shared with Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).