Homicide detectives investigate early morning shooting that left 1 dead in alley

Police: Charles Spurlock, 36, shot behind home

INDIANAPOLIS - Homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Monday morning.

Metro police were dispatched to the 1900 block of Ruckle Street just before 6 a.m. after receiving several 911 calls reporting multiple gunshots.

Police searched an alley behind the home at 1913 Ruckle St., where they found a person dead.

The deceased man was identified as Charles Spurlock, 36, of Indianapolis. Police said Spurlock was shot several times behind his home in what appeared to be an ambush-style attack.

Officials have not released information potential suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to call detectives at 317-327-3733 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Callers can also text their tip information and "INDYCS" to 274627.

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