Police: 2 people shot outside west side Indianapolis bar

Victims hospitalized in serious condition


Two people were shot near a bar on the city's west side early Thursday, Indianapolis police said.

About 2 a.m. near 30th Street and Lafayette Road, witnesses said they heard shots fired outside Bud's Tavern and called 911.

When police arrived at the scene, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds lying in the parking lot near the bar. Both victims were rushed to Wishard Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Investigators said they were interviewing witnesses to determine what prompted the shooting.

Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. 

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