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IMPD makes arrest in overnight homicide near Eagle Creek

Police were called on a family disturbance on the west side of Indianapolis early Sunday morning.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD homicide detectives arrested a man for murder early Sunday morning following a family disturbance at a home near Eagle Creek Reservoir on the west side of Indianapolis.

Police arrested 26-year-old Peter Shales after officers found another man unconscious when they were called to a home on Stoughton Court off 46th Street and Dandy Trail shortly after 1 a.m. 

The man, identified as 59-year-old Michael Langguth, showed signs of trauma and medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Authorities did not share Langguth's relationship with Shales.

Shales was arrested without incident. He's currently in the Marion County Jail awaiting a court date, according to IMPD.

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make a charging decision on Shales.

Anyone with more information about this incident should call Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at Larry.Craciunoiu@indy.gov.  Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).