Arrest made in fatal west side shooting

Mugshot of Derrick Walbert. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police have made an arrest in connection to a Friday evening fatal shooting on the city’s west side.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, 23-year-old Derrick Walbert has been taken into custody for the murder of 32-year-old Joseph Goodin.

On Friday, May 5, just after 5:30 p.m., officers responded to the 5900 block of Bertha Street for reports of a person shot. After arriving on scene, an unresponsive 32-year-old male victim, later identified as Joseph Goodin, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Responding medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Walbert faces a preliminary charge of murder.

Anyone with any information on this fatal shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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