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SWAT called to deadly shooting at northwest side apartment complex

Officers were called to 4845 Covered Bridge Road Tuesday afternoon and found a woman who had been fatally shot.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD officers are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Tuesday at the Covered Bridge Apartments near Georgetown Road and West 71st Street.

Officers called to 4845 Covered Bridge Road around 3:15 p.m. on a report of the sound of gunfire found a woman who had been shot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers were concerned the suspect was still there and called in SWAT to assist.

Police have not released information on suspects or a possible motive for the shooting.

As of Monday in Indianapolis, there were a record 217 criminal homicides for the year.

IMPD is working to upgrade its crime-fighting technology to assist police response and evidence gathering as part of the city's effort to curb violent crime. 

RELATED: IMPD announces crime-fighting technology upgrades

These upgrades include installing more public safety cameras in high crime areas. The new cameras will complement the cameras already installed downtown and at intersections throughout the city. 

The cameras, which record day and night, have been used to gather evidence used in court and have helped investigators solve cases.

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