1 dead after attempted robbery

Police looking for 2 young black males

INDIANAPOLIS - A person who was shot during an armed robbery Monday has died from his injuries, Metro police said.

IMPD officers were dispatched to the 8200 block of Heatherton Court just before 9 p.m., where they found a male who had been shot.

The victim, who was later identified as 35-year-old Rual Tlapaltotoli, told police he was shot by two males during an attempted robbery.

Medical responders took Tlapaltotoli to the hospital in critical condition where he later died from his injuries Tuesday morning.

Detectives were looking for two young black males wanted in connection with the homicide. The individuals were last seen leaving the area of the Woods of Castleton Apartments shortly after shots were fired.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at crimetips.org or by texting "INDYCS" plus tip information to 274627.

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