Police: Man shot in stomach during argument

INDIANAPOLIS - A man with a gunshot wound to the stomach was rushed to the hospital Friday morning after an argument violently escalated on the city's east side, police said.

Indianapolis police (IMPD) said just before 6:45 a.m. that someone called 911, reporting his or her nephew had been shot in the stomach in the area of 40 N. Forest Avenue (see map below).

Officers on the scene told RTV6's Julie Pursley that there had been an argument of some kind in the neighborhood, and a man was shot in the stomach as a result.

The victim was taken to Eskenazi Health in serious condition.

Police have not yet released details on the shooter.

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