Man critical after being shot, crashing car

INDIANAPOLIS - Police were investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound inside a wrecked vehicle on the city’s northwest side Wednesday evening.

The wreck happened near West 46th and North Dakota streets around 10 p.m., officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.

Officials said the man was trapped inside the vehicle and told police he had been shot.

When emergency teams got him out, they confirmed that he had been shot in the leg. IMPD said he was taken to Eskenazi Health in critical condition.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company arrived to the scene just before 11 p.m. It appeared that the driver hit a utility pole before the car flipped onto its side.

Few other details were released.

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