Victims in east side shooting identified

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Two victims involved in an overnight shooting that left one man dead and another injured have been identified.

Around 1:16 a.m. Wednesday, officers arrived to the scene in the 2800 block of North Gladstone Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found Ronald Howard, 29, dead inside a vehicle at the home.  Police say he had been shot.

On the porch of a home nearby the crime scene, officers found Jermaine Sisk, 31, who had been shot multiple times, but was still alive. Both men are from Indianapolis.

No word yet on any suspects. Detectives do not believe this incident is a random act.

Officers say they found suspected drug evidence at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to call IMPD homicide at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).  Callers can also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627(CRIMES). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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