Police identify man shot, killed by ex-wife

36-year-old Brittni Martin was taken into custody after fatally shooting her ex-husband (Photo Provided/IMPD)
36-year-old Brittni Martin was taken into custody after fatally shooting her ex-husband (Photo Provided/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have identified the victim in a fatal shooting.

According to IMPD, 40-year-old Jack Martin was shot and killed by 36-year-old Brittni Martin.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 in the 7200 block of East 13th Street.

Police initially responded to the scene for a call of shots fired.  After arriving in the area, Martin was discovered suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Responding medical personnel pronounced Martin dead on scene.

Murphy has since been taken into custody by IMPD.  She faces a preliminary charge of murder.

Martin was Murphy’s ex-husband.