IMPD investigating deadly east side shooting

Police investigating a deadly shooting on the city's east side on May 11, 2017. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting.

According to IMPD dispatchers, the shooting happened in the 1400 block of Hamilton Avenue.

Dispatch said the victim was transported by car around 3:30 a.m. to IU Health Methodist Hospital where the 27-year-old female victim later died. She has since been identified as Christen Brown.

Police believe she was shot in the neck.

After police arrived on scene in the 1400 block of Hamilton Avenue, they found undisclosed evidence that there may have been an armed individual hiding in the house.

SWAT was then called to the scene of the shooting, after obtaining a search warrant at approximately 6:45 a.m. SWAT entered the residence. SWAT did not find anyone in the house where the shooting occurred.

The fatal shooting remains under investigation and anyone with information on the deadly shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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