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Police: Southeast Indianapolis shooting leaves 1 dead

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Sunday near Emerson Avenue & Thompson Road.

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a person was fatally shot Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to a report of a person shot in the 5200 block of Padre Lane around 3:30 p.m. The location is a neighborhood just southeast of Thompson Road and Emerson Avenue.

Officers found a man who had apparently been shot. He was pronounced deceased.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the deceased as 25-year-old Timothy Lamont Rucker Jr and ruled his death a homicide.

Police have not provided any information about a suspect or possible motive.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Jose Torres at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or email the detective at Jose.Torres@indy.gov. People can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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