INDIANAPOLIS -- While putting out a fire at a house on Indianapolis' northeast side in November 2017, the fire crews found a man inside. He was pronounced dead at the scene, but police have learned the man was shot and killed before the fire started.
The fire started around 1 a.m. in the 9400 block of Barr Drive on Nov. 18, 2017.
Inside the house, firefighters found Stephen Brockman, 73. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Friday morning, a spokesperson with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Brockman's death is being investigated as a fatal shooting.