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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Sunday October 29th, 2023 :: 11:10 a.m. EDT


UPDATE #1 - Large Party with Shots Fired Results in one Fatality and Multiple People Injured

UPDATE #1 (October 29; 7:00 pm)
The deceased victim was a teenage female.  The Marion County Coroner’s office will provide her identity and age after notification to next-of-kin.  The non-fatal shooting victims’ ages and genders are as follows:

  1. 16 male
  2. 16 male
  3. 16 male
  4. 17 male
  5. 17 male
  6. 18 female
  7. 18 female
  8. 21 male
  9. 21 female
The individuals who were initially detained were released pending further investigation. 
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact IMPD homicide detectives or call Crime Stoppers anonymously. 

INCIDENT LOCATION:  5100 E. 65th Street
ASSIGNED DETECTIVE: Det. Gregory Taylor [email protected] 
**Media inquiries must be made to the IMPD Public Affairs Office**
INDIANAPOLIS- On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at approximately 12:00 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) North District officers responded to 5100 E. 65th Street, on a report of a large party. Upon arrival in the area, responding officers reported hearing gunshots and observed a large crowd dispersing from the scene. At this location, what is believed to be an adult female was found with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound(s). Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Additionally, officers located multiple individuals with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds at the scene. Several individuals were transported to local hospitals by means other than public safety. At this time, there are ten known victims, including one deceased individual. The nine surviving victims are in stable condition. The IMPD will not provide updated conditions unless any of the surviving victims are pronounced deceased.  The age ranges of the victims span from 16 to 22 years old.

The IMPD Homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation. Preliminarily, officers detained numerous individuals, and our investigative team is actively working to establish their involvement in this incident. No arrest has been made. Multiple firearms were discovered at the scene. Currently, there is no known active threat to the public. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to identify and collect potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) is assisting and will determine the exact cause and manner of death. The MCCO will release the decedent’s name once a proper next-of-kin notification has been made.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Gregory Taylor at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at [email protected]   
**Media inquiries must be made to the IMPD Public Affairs Office**
Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS) to remain anonymous.  Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip or go to to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.
Case Number IP230107123

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
50 N Alabama St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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