Two dead in Indianapolis shootings over the weekend

Police are investigating two weekend shootings that left two people dead in Indianapolis during a weekend that saw multiple violent incidents across the city.

A man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon on the eastside. Officers were called at about 1 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Beckwith Drive in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. The man later died at a hospital.

A second deadly shooting was reported at just before 8 a.m. Sunday at an apartment complex on the westside. Officers found a young man with a gunshot wound in the 800 block of Chapelwood Blvd. in the Chapel Hill Village neighborhood, a few miles north of the airport. The victim died shortly after.

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Police have not released the victims’ names and have not arrested anyone.

Anyone with information about the shootings can contact IMPD Homicide Det. Christopher Edwards at (317) 327-3476 or at [email protected] Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana anonymously at (317) 262-8477.

The shootings were among several reported over the last 24 hours in the Indianapolis area. Seven people, including the two who died, have been shot.

Two people were injured after a shooting Saturday night at Willard Park on the eastside. Police later said they’re in stable condition.

A juvenile male was left in critical condition after a shooting several hours later, after midnight Sunday, on the 600 block of E. Dudley Ave. in the West Edgewood neighborhood on the southside. Police later said they arrested a 15-year-old on preliminary charges of dangerous possession of a firearm, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, unlawful carrying of a firearm and aggravated battery.

Just after 3 a.m. Sunday in Cumberland, just east of Indianapolis, another person was injured in a shooting.

A seventh victim is in stable condition after walking in to Community Hospital South shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

Contact IndyStar reporter Kristine Phillips at (317) 444-3026 or at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter: @bykristinep.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Indianapolis shootings left two people dead; IMPD investigating.

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