Man dies after shooting on city’s northeast side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police say a man died after a shooting on the northeast side of Indianapolis Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to the area of East 38th Street and North Sherman Drive shortly after 4 p.m. Police say they received a number of reports of shots fired. They also got a call that a male was shot at the 3500 block of Blue Spruce Lane located inside the Villages at Mill Crossing apartment housing complex.

Police arrived and found a man, identified as 19-year-old Nathan Williams, with a gunshot wound to the leg. Williams was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. A short time later, he was pronounced dead.

Detectives encourage anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers 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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