INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man was shot in the arm while at an ATM on the city’s east side on Friday morning, police dispatchers with IMPD said.
It happened in the 4300 block of East 10th Street just before 6 a.m. at a PNC Bank. Police say the male victim was robbed while withdrawing money from the ATM. He suffered a gunshot wound to the arm. The suspect then fled on foot.
Dispatchers say the victim was awake and breathing and in stable condition. He was taken to an area hospital.
The suspect is described as a black male dressed in all black running northbound from the crime scene. Investigators say there are surveillance cameras at the bank branch. Police were also looking at footprints in the snow that could possibly belong to a suspect, to help in their investigation.
24-Hour News 8 spoke with officers at the scene who urged people to be careful when going to ATMs at early morning and late night hours. Police say predators prey on innocent victims, and people should use caution and be aware of their surroundings, especially when going to and from the ATM.
Anyone with information is urged to call IMPD homicide at 317-327-3475. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477). Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627(CRIMES).