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Police seek information after man found shot, killed in ditch on Indy's east side

The shooting happened Saturday around 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of East 21st Street and Shoreland Drive, near North Post Road.

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are asking anyone with information to come forward after a man who had been shot and killed was found in a ditch on the side of an east Indianapolis road Saturday night. 

IMPD told 13News that a call came into dispatch around 8:15 p.m. reporting a person in a ditch near the intersection of East 21st Street and Shoreland Drive, which is located between North Post Road and North Mitthoefer Road. 

IMPD said police arrived and found a man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 21-year-old La Juandric Furqan.

Police are asking anyone who was in the area near Lake Marina Apartments to call IMPD.

Police have not shared information about a suspect or possible motive at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email him at Larry.Craciunoiu@indy.gov.

Tips can also be made anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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