Police ID man fatally shot on city's NE side

INDIANAPOLIS - Police have identified the victim who was shot and killed on the city's northeast side Monday afternoon.

Authorities identified the victim as 19-year-old Nathan Williams.

The shooting happened at The Villages at Mill Crossing apartment complex near 38th Street and Sherman Drive just after 4 p.m., officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.

Officers said Williams was found on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his leg.

He was rushed to Eskenazi Health in critical condition. IMPD confirmed Williams later died of his injuries at the hospital.

Residents reported hearing a number of gunshots at the time of the incident, authorities said. Police were searching the area for potential witnesses.

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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