Person shot, killed on west side

A person was fatally shot on the city's west side on Friday, Dec. 2016. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One person has been shot and killed on the city’s west side Friday evening.

The fatal shooting happened just after 5:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Rockville Road.

The victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound in a room at the Motel 6 in the area.

After hearing a disturbance in the motel, police performed a welfare check and the victim was discovered in the room. Responding medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The shooting was later ruled accidental by IMPD.

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