INDIANAPOLIS — UPDATE: IMPD arrested James Gary, 55, as a suspect in the in hit-and-run death on Jan. 3, 2021.
ORIGINAL STORY: A man died after being hit by a car on Indy’s west side Monday morning.
The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 57-year-old John Coleman Jr.
Police said Coleman and the person who hit him possibly know each other. They consider the hit-and-run an intentional act and are investigating it as a homicide.
The crash happened around 9 a.m. near 11th and Centennial streets, just east of Tibbs Avenue.
Police said a white bumper was found at the crash scene.
Medics transported Coleman to IU Health Methodist Hospital with serious injuries and in critical condition, but he did not survive.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Lottie Patrick at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email her at Lottie.Patrick@indy.gov.