Police identify victim found in alley on West 35th Street

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police have identified a victim found in an alley on 35th Street in Indianapolis.

Dispatchers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said a man's body was found sometime Thursday mid-day in the 900 block of West 35th Street.

The victim was later identified as 27-year-old Sam L. Scott III of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers tell RTV6 an anonymous caller was driving down the alley when they said they almost ran over the body. Paramedics arrived after the person called 911 and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Investigators said when they arrived, they found Scott suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Detectives urge anyone with information about this incident to contact homicide detectives by calling 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477). Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627(CRIMES).

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