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19-year-old dies after being found shot in a vehicle that was involved in crash

IMPD is investigating what led to a man being found shot in a vehicle that was involved in a crash.
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INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating after a man was found shot after being involved in a crash.

Just after 10:10 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to East 38th Street and North College Avenue on a crash report. 

When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Tre’von Sanford — who was involved in the crash — with a gunshot wound. 

Medics transported Sanford to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition, but he was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries shortly after his arrival.

Preliminary investigation leads detectives to believe the Sanford suffered his injuries prior to the crash. 

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).