INDIANAPOLIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed west of downtown Indianapolis early Wednesday evening.
The Marion County Coroner's Officer identified the dead man as 32-year-old Michael Cox Jr.
An IMPD spokesperson said he was shot near West Vermont Street and North Holmes Avenue around 7:15 p.m. That's near Tibbs Avenue and Michigan Street.
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Dispatchers had sent officers to the area after receiving reports of a shooting. Police found Cox with an apparent gunshot wound and he was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
13News is working to learn what led to the shooting, and whether police have identified a suspect in the case.
This developing story will be updated.
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