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IMPD investigating deadly south side shooting

Officers responded to the 600 block of West Hanna Avenue, near Bluff Road, around 5:30 a.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting on Indianapolis' south side Friday morning.

Shortly before 5:30 a.m., IMPD officers responded to the 600 block of West Hanna Avenue, near Bluff Road, for a report of a person shot.

Police found a man with who was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as 21-year-old Elijah Mitchell.

An IMPD spokesperson said preliminary information leads detectives to believe all people involved have been accounted for, and one person was transported to the IMPD Homicide Office for further investigation.

No arrests had been made in the case as of 2 p.m. Friday.

Police confirmed a child was at the home at the time of the shooting but was not injured. The child was removed from the scene, IMPD said. 

Detectives were still working to determine the exact nature of the incident, but believe there is no ongoing threat to the public.

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

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

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