1 killed, 1 injured in shooting on city's near-north side

Victims' names not released

INDIANAPOLIS - One person was killed and one person was critically injured in a shooting on the city's near-north side early Wednesday, police said.

Just after midnight, Indianapolis Metro Police Department officers went to the 1100 block of Congress Avenue on reports of a shooting.

When police arrived, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds.  Both victims were hospitalized in critical condition, but one of them later succumbed to the injuries just before 4 a.m., IMPD officers said.

The victims' names were not released and the motive behind the shooting remained under investigation.

IMPD detectives asked anyone with information to call the police at 317.327.3475 or CRIME STOPPERS at 317.262.TIPS (8477).  Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627(CRIMES).

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