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IMPD: Man killed, woman wounded in southeast side shooting

Police said they found the man and woman outside a Renton Street duplex shortly after 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD homicide detectives are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left a man dead and a woman seriously wounded on the city's southeast side.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the man as 23-year-old Kyson Ward.

According to an IMPD spokesman, Ward and woman were found outside a duplex in the 1500 block of Renton Street, near Keystone Avenue and Minnesota Street, shortly after 8 a.m.

Medics pronounced Ward dead at the scene. 

The woman was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. She was later upgraded to serious but stable condition by medical staff.

Authorities have not shared her name.

Police have not released what led up to the shooting, but believe it was preceded by a disturbance of some type. IMPD said investigators don't believe there is an immediate threat to the area or that this was a random act. 

No suspect information has been shared by investigators.

This shooting follows another deadly shooting that happened less than 12 hours prior. 

A man was shot at a gas station on the near northeast side of Indianapolis at around 10 p.m. Saturday. 

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Police said the man was found critically wounded outside a Phillips 66 gas station located at the corner of 34th Street and Keystone Avenue.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died shortly after arriving.

Anyone with information about the Renton Street shooting is being asked to contact Det. Michael Condon at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Michael.Condon@indy.gov. 

Anyone with information about the 34th Street and Keystone Avenue shooting should contact Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD homicide office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at Larry.Craciunoiu@indy.gov

Anonymous tips for either case can be left with Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).

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