Police: Man Shot, Killed Girlfriend In Alley
911 Call Alerts Officers To Victim
Last Updated: 771 days ago
A man was arrested and charged with murder after a woman was found fatally shot in an alley on Indianapolis' east side early Saturday.Indianapolis Metro Police were called to an alley just east of the 900 block of Sherman Drive at about 2 a.m.A 911 caller told dispatchers that she heard a gunshot and then heard a woman screaming, 6News' Myrt Price reported."Officers arrived and discovered one female suffering from a gunshot wound," said Kendale Adams, Indianapolis police public information officer. "Indianapolis EMS arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased."Police charged Oscar Hall, 38, in connection with the shooting. The victim was identified as Lavenna Shorter, 42.After receiving the tip from the 911 caller, police tracked Hall down at a home in the 9400 block of East 43rd Street, where they took him into custody."He was transported to the homicide office, where he was interviewed and subsequently charged with murder," Adams said.Police said the shooting may have been the result of some sort of domestic dispute. Neighbors said they believe Shorter was trying to break-up with Hall, which may have sparked the dispute."From what I understand, he may have been stalking her," Adams said.Police said Hall has a lengthy criminal record and was just released from prison earlier this year.