IMPD: Man shot multiple times in leg, genitals

Victim taken to hospital in critical condition

INDIANAPOLIS - A man was critically injured in a shooting on the northeast side Tuesday evening.

The shooting happened near 36th Street and North Hawthorne Lane just before 6:30 p.m., officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.

IMPD said the adult male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the leg and genitals. He was found lying in the middle of the street when officers arrived.

He was taken to Eskenazi Health in critical condition.

A possible person of interest was detained and was waiting for detectives to arrive and begin their investigation, IMPD said. Authorities said the incident did not appear to be a random act of violence, but facts were still being gathered.

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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