INDIANAPOLIS -- Six people were killed over Veterans Day weekend in Indianapolis – including three women killed in separate incidents.
The deaths set a violent trend for November as Indianapolis approaches 2014’s homicide tally of 135.
Over the first weekend of the month, five people were killed. Another six were killed over the long Veterans Day weekend.
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The first incident reported was the murder of 36-year-old Sharan Shepherd around 7:30 p.m. Thursday inside an apartment in the 5700 block of Port Au Prince Street.
Shepherd was one of three women killed over the weekend.
The next, 31-year-old Megan Holt, was found dead in an alley in the 1300 block of South Reisner Street – a few blocks west of Eli Lilly’s campus on the southwest side of downtown.
The third woman, 32-year-old Toshika Boler, was one of two victims found fatally shot inside a vehicle at a gas station near the intersection of 34th Street and Keystone Avenue. The male victim found inside the car with Boler was identified as 26-year-old Trevon Harris.
As of this writing, police had not released suspect information or possible motives for any of the weekend’s homicides.
If you have information about any of these cases, you’re urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Your call may remain anonymous.
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