INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a man was found shot to death on the northeast side of the city late Wednesday night.
Police said the shooting happened just before midnight near 15th Street and Gladstone Avenue.
A 48-year-old man, later identified as Steven Dodd, was pronounced dead at the scene of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Investigators say Dodd answered a knock at the door and was “immediately shot and killed.”
IMPD has not provided a suspect description.
This shooting marked the 145th murder of the year, topping 2015’s all-time high of 144 to become the deadliest year on record in Indianapolis.