Police find man dead in home’s driveway after ‘shots fired’ call

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called at 10:15 p.m. Oct. 11, 2017, to the 5300 block of 40th Street on the "shots fired" report. A man was found dead in a driveway of a house. (WISH Photo/Logan Skidmore)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man was found dead in a house’s driveway after police were called to a “shots fired” call on Wednesday night on the northeast side, police said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called at 10:15 p.m. to the 5300 block of 40th Street on the “shots fired” report. The address is in a residential area east of Emerson Avenue.

Police said the man appeared to be in his 50s. Two other people were at the house at the time of the shooting.

The victim was pronounced dead on scene by responding emergency medical personnel.

The name and identity of the victim has not yet been released.

While the shooter remains on the run, police are searching for a person of interest. That individual is described as a younger, skinny black man who is about six feet tall. He was seen wearing a red shirt or hoodie last night and was spotted leaving the area in a gold Honda Civic with a spoiler.

Anyone with information on the deadly shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.