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2 dead in separate shootings Tuesday afternoon on Indy's north side

Indianapolis police are investigating two shootings within 20 minutes of each other Tuesday afternoon.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are investigating two shootings on the city’s north side. 

The first shooting happened around 2:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of Boulevard Place. Medics transported a woman to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead shortly after. 

The woman was later identified by the coroner's office as 32-year-old Ashley Davis.

About 20 minutes later, officers responded to another person shot in the 2400 block of Hillside Avenue. An adult male victim, identified as 60-year-old Johnny Purchase, was also transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital where he later died.

Police have not released any suspect information.

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).

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story identified one victim as Ashley Bell. Police believe that was her maiden name.

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