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1 person dead after east side shooting

It happened just after midnight Thursday in the 6800 block of East 21st Street.
Credit: WTHR/Frank Young
Indianapolis Metro Police say one person is dead after a shooting in the 6800 block of East 21st Street on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead after a early morning shooting incident on Indianapolis' east side.

Just after midnight Thursday, Indianapolis Metro Police officers were called to the 6800 block of East 21st Street on a report of a possible shooting.

IMPD said officers found one person, who they would only describe as an adult male, in a motel parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. That man, 22-year-old Marquise Lang, died from his injuries.

Police are looking into a report that an altercation may have preceded the shooting.

An investigation is underway. 

If you have information, call Metro Police homicide division or Crime Stoppers at 317- 262-TIPS. You can provide information without identifying yourself, and you could qualify for a cash reward.

Credit: WTHR/Frank Young


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