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Metro police investigating deadly shooting on near east side

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city's near east side that happened late Wednesday evening.

Officers were called to the 1000 block of North Rural Street, near 10th Street, around 11:30 p.m.

IMPD said officers on patrol heard gunfire and saw a man standing over another man on the ground.

The suspect fled. Officers found that the man on the ground had been shot.

The victim died at the scene. IMPD said the suspect was found nearby. 

Preliminary investigation leads detectives to believe this was not a random act and there is not an active threat to the community from this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Douglas Swails at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at Douglas.Swails@indy.gov.

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