Indianapolis police have identified the man accused of shooting four people, killing one, before taking his own life at an apartment complex on Indianapolis' northeast side Wednesday.
Police released a driver's license picture of Michael Anderson, 30, but said they have not yet determined a motive for the shooting spree.
Just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the Villa Paree Apartments in the 6100 block of Allisonville Road on reports of a several people shot.
When officers arrived, they said they found a man brandishing a gun outside the leasing office. Investigators said the man pointed the gun at police before shooting himself in the head.
He was taken to Methodist Hospital, where he later died.
Upon entering the leasing office, police said they found two employees, one of whom had been fatally shot. Police identified the deceased victim as Alicia Koehl, 45, of Indianapolis.
The second employee, Charlene Sanders, 61, of Indianapolis, had been shot several times and was taken to Methodist Hospital in stable condition, officials said.
After a quick search of the area, officers found a third victim, Stephanie Bellamy, 29, of Indianapolis, in her apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken Methodist in stable condition.
Officers said a fourth victim, Jacob Wiseman, 30, of Beech Grove, had been shot several times and was transported to Wishard Memorial Hospital in stable condition. He told police he ran to a nearby business parking lot after being shot.
"This is an anomaly, a situation where we had someone who was obviously having some challenges made bad choices," said acting IMPD Chief Rick Hite. "There is evidence that there are some ongoing issues. This young man probably had mental health issues."
People who know Anderson said he lived in an apartment next to the leasing office for two years, was from the Detroit area and had served in the military.
"He kind of kept to himself," said Josh Brown. "I knew he was looking for employment and was having trouble with that. I think something must have happened with the staff, and that set him off."
"I'm completely shocked. He was a really nice, laid back guy," said Yolanda Vandermer. "We talked all the time. I just never would have thought he had mental issues."
As detectives try to determine a motive in the shootings, friends mourned over Koehl, who had worked for the company that owns the apartments for about a year and was promoted a few weeks ago to her position at the complex.
"She was a nice lady," Vandermer said. "She greeted you as you came in. I feel sad for her family."
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