INDIANAPOLIS - If you plan to head to Broad Ripple this weekend, you may notice some changes.
The city plans to close Broad Ripple Avenue to vehicle traffic from midnight through 4 a.m. to combat crime in the area.
City officials say they don't want Broad Ripple turning into a street party every weekend – and they especially don't want things turning violent like they did last weekend, when gunshots rang out, injuring seven people.
"This is a shame that anything this beautiful down this street would go and have trouble like this going on," said Cindy Nicholas, a Broad Ripple shopper.
This week, police responded to the violence by placing two mobile surveillance units in the area.
"People have a lot of bad feelings about there being cameras everywhere, and you know them being on camera doing everything," said Addison Ray.
Officials with the Broad Ripple Village Association like the efforts as first steps toward a safer neighborhood.
"It's a positive step," said Justin McKeand, with the Broad Ripple Village Association. "It shows that they acknowledge what happened and they are reacting to that. What we'd like to see if more of a constant proactivity to prevent these sort of crimes from happening, so then you don't have to be reactive."
The street closure is planned to continue all summer long. Police said the cameras are also temporary, but they have not set a firm date to take them down.
8 students injured when Pike school buses crash
Multiple students were taken to the hospital after two Pike Township school buses collided on the city’s northwest side Friday evening.
WATCH: Volunteers create future haven for bees
A park in Brownsburg is creating a home for bees -- one hole at a time.
Two arrested in death of 1-year-old girl
Two people were arrested after a 1-year-old Greenfield girl died earlier this week.
Taxis complain competition with Uber isn't fair
Indiana tax drivers say Uber is taking their business, but doesn't have to face the same regulation they do.
Rolled semi closes I-70/I-465 ramp on east side
A crash closed the westbound ramp onto I-465 from I-70 on the east side for several hours Friday.