Report pinpoints Indy's most violent ZIP code

INDIANAPOLIS - More than half of the non-fatal shootings in Indianapolis during 2013 were concentrated in just five ZIP codes, according to a report released in early March.

The Indianapolis Non-Fatal Shooting Review Board Report says the city had 354 non-fatal shooting (NFS) incidents in 2013, an average of 29.5 incidents per month.

More than half -- 55.65 percent -- of the incidents occurred in the following five ZIP codes:

 

1. 46218

  • 59 NFS incidents in 2013, or 16.67 percent

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2. 46208

  • 40 NFS incidents in 2013, or 11.3 percent

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3. 46222

  • 37 NFS incidents in 2013, or 10.45 percent

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4. 46201

  • 31 NFS incidents in 2013, or 8.76 percent

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5. 46205

  • 30 NFS incidents in 2013, or 8.47 percent

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The NFS report was created by the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

Watch Jack Rinehart's special report on RTV6 at 11 p.m. Thursday for more on violent crime in Indianapolis and the strategies being used to combat it.

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