Suspect wanted in deadly stairwell shooting turns himself in

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Investigators with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say a man wanted for the death of a 66-year-old found shot in an apartment stairwell has turned himself in.

IMPD said 20-year-old Jameel Muhammad turned himself in on Wednesday.

Patrick Wilson was killed around 4:15 p.m. on April 10 in the 3800 block of Bennett Drive. Family members tell 24-Hour News 8 that Wilson had just returned from picking up some groceries for dinner that night.

Police said witnesses heard gunshots coming from the hallway. They said Wilson was found laying in the stairwell with gunshot wounds to his torso. He died at the scene.

IMPD issued an arrest warrant for Muhammad on Tuesday. Police believe he shot and killed Wilson.

Following an interview with detectives Muhammad was arrested.

Muhammad was scheduled for his first hearing Thursday morning. His charges include, two murder charges, carrying a handgun with a prior felony and robbery resulting bodily injury. 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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