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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Monday March 15th, 2021 :: 11:15 a.m. EDT


IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

INCIDENT TYPE: Homicide Arrest

INCIDENT LOCATION: 338 1/2 N. Randolph Street  

INDIANAPOLIS-On Sunday March 14, 2021 Homicide Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department made an arrest in the quadruple homicide at 338 N. Randolph Street. 

On Saturday, March 13, 2021, just after 9:35 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to a report of a person shot at 253 N. Randolph Street.  IMPD officers arrived and located an adult female with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.  Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded and transported her to Eskenazi hospital in critical condition.  

Officers gathered additional information which led them to 338 N. Randolph Street.  Officers arrived and located 7-year-old Eve Moore, 23-year-old Daquan Moore, 35-year-old Anthony Johnson and 44-year-old Tomeeka Brown inside the residence with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds.  IEMS responded to 338 N. Randolph Street and pronounced the four victims deceased.

IMPD Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation.  Through their investigation detectives learned Malik Halfacre allegedly fled the residence in a 2012 Chevrolet Impala bearing Indiana, In God We Trust license plate, number CJA272 and took six-month old, Malia Halfacre.  Detectives believed Malia Halfacre was in danger. 

On March 14, 2021 in the early morning hours Detectives located six-month old, Malia Halfacre and shortly after located the 2012 Chevrolet Impala. She was found safe and unharmed.

The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office will be assisting and will determine the exact manner and cause of death.

On March 14, 2021 IMPD Homicide and Violent Crimes detectives gathered information on the whereabouts of Malik Halfacre.  This information led them to the 6200 block of Eastridge Dr.  SWAT responded and after several hours, made entry into a residence and apprehended Malik Halfacre, hiding in the attic. 

On March 14, 2021 Homicide detectives arrested 25-year-old Malik Halfacre for his alleged role in these murders.  The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and make the final charging decision.

Due to assistance from the community Malik Halfacre was located shortly after the crime occurred.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).  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.

 A charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


The booking photo is Malik Halfacre



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