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Man dead following shooting on Indianapolis' northeast side

The shooting happened in the 4500 block of Park Forest Court, near the intersection of East 46th Street and North Arlington Avenue, on Friday morning.
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INDIANAPOLIS — A man has died after a shooting on the northeast side of Indianapolis on Friday morning. 

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 4500 block of Forest Park Court, near the intersection of East 46th Street and North Arlington Avenue, shortly after 2 a.m. on Dec. 24. There they found a man who had been shot.

The victim, later identified as 24-year-old Carlton Stovall, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. He died at the hospital on Friday evening, IMPD said.

On Saturday evening, an IMPD spokesperson said they had identified and interviewed the believed responsible for the shooting. That person was released pending a review by the prosecutor's office.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Matthew Melkey at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email Matthew.Melkey@Indy.gov.

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