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IMPD investigating person shot and killed on near north side

Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 3000 block of North Capitol Avenue just before 4:30 a.m.
Credit: WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating after a person was killed in a shooting on the near north side early Friday morning. 

North district officers were on routine patrol when they heard shots fired in the area of the 3000 block of North Capitol Avenue, near West 29th Street, just before 4:30 a.m.

Officers quickly began searching the area for a victim or a suspect. Several minutes later, officers found a victim with injuries consistent with at least one gunshot wound. They were pronounced dead shortly after. 

The victim was identified as 47-year-old George H. Radford, Jr. Officers did not release any information about a possible suspect. 

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Chris Craighill at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at Chris.Craighill@indy.gov.

Capitol Avenue was blocked off near 31st Street due to the investigation.