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Woman killed in shooting on Indy's near east side

Police responded to the 2500 block of East Washington Street around 10 p.m. on reports of a person shot.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating a deadly shooting on the city's near east side Sunday night. 

Police responded to the 2600 block of East Washington Street near South Rural Street around 10 p.m. on reports of a person shot. 

When police arrived, they located the victim — a transgender woman — who they said was in critical condition. Police later confirmed she died at the hospital.

The victim has been identified as Sara Blackwood.

Police have not shared information about a suspect in the shooting.

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).

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