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Man killed in shooting at east Indianapolis gas station

Police say the shooting happened in the 6000 block of East 30th Street, near the intersection with North Arlington Avenue, around 10:30 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was critically injured in a shooting in a gas station on the east side of Indianapolis Saturday night and died Sunday morning.

Police said the shooting happened at 6010 East 30th Street, which is the address for a BP gas station near the intersection with North Arlington Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area around 10:30 p.m. and found the man who had been shot. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died early Sunday morning. 

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 27-year-old Kevan Anthony Akbar.

Investigators said a car was located outside the gas station with its door open. Police said inside they found marijuana and money. 

At this point in the investigation, police have not made any arrests in this case. 

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective James Hurt at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or by email at James.Hurt@indy.gov.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).

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