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Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting at southeast side apartment complex

IMPD officers were called to the 4400 block of Lickridge Court at an apartment complex near South Sherman Drive for reports of a person shot.

INDIANAPOLIS — One person was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex on the southeast side of Indianapolis Saturday night. 

IMPD officers were called to the 4400 block of Lickridge Court at an apartment complex near South Sherman Drive for reports of a person shot.

When officers arrived, they found 23-year-old Karen Leticia Castro Hernandez had been shot. She was pronounced dead shortly after. 

During the initial investigation, police said a 7-year-old boy went missing in the area. Police believed the boy was with an adult male and may have been in danger. 

Around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, IMPD officers located Marco Antonio Jimenes Castro unharmed. 

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Sunday, deputies with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department made an investigative stop on a vehicle that was pulled over along the side of the highway. Deputies identified the male in the vehicle as 28-year-old Marco Pacheco-Aleman and learned he was being sought for questioning by IMPD. 

IMPD homicide detectives travelled to Floyd County, where they arrested Pacheco-Aleman for his alleged involvement in the death of the victim at Lickridge Court. 

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and make a final charging decision. The investigation is ongoing. 

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