INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The two men shot who were killed in shootings on the city’s northwest side have been identified.
According to the Indianapolis Police Department, Antonio Kelley and Derrius Brandon, both 23-years-old, were shot and killed in the 2000 block of West 76th Street early Saturday morning.
Police initially responded to a report of a shots fired in the 2000 block of West 76th Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, September 17. Upon arrival on scene, one man was found with a gunshot wound to his hand. However, a brief investigation in the area discovered Kelly unresponsive with a gunshot wound inside an apartment. Responding medical crews declared Kelley dead at the scene.
The individual shot in the hand was taken to the hospital in good condition.
Approximately an half hour later, around 1:30 a.m., police stated they received another report of a person shot near the same area on West 76th Street. Brandon was found unresponsive, with a gunshot wound in a deserted area of a parking lot. Brandon also died as a result of his injuries.
Additionally, around 1 a.m.another individual was found shot in the 7200 block of North Michigan Road at the Shell gas station. They were taken to St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital in serious condition.
IMPD continues to investigate the shootings, but have said they believe the shootings are related.