INDIANAPOLIS - Police were investigating a homicide Friday morning on the city's northwest side.
Indianapolis police (IMPD) said it began late Thursday night when a call came in to dispatchers, reporting shots fired in the 1100 block of West 35th Street.
When officers arrived at that location, they said they found nothing.
Then, at roughly 7:30 a.m. Friday, another call came in, this time reporting a man's body found in a house.
Investigators said they found the man shot dead in a nearby home, next to marijuana and a pair of dice. Police said they found narcotics inside the home.
The victim was later identified as Darien Val, 20, of Indianapolis.
Other details were not immediately available.
If you have information on this crime, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online at crimetips.org. Tips can also be texted with "INDYCS" to 274637.
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