Death investigation underway on northeast side after man found dead in house

Death investigation underway on city's northeast side on Oct. 17, 2017. (WISH Photo/Sterling Hicks)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A death investigation is underway on the city’s northeast side.

Officers initially responded to a call of a person shot in the 5200 block of Daniel Drive just after 1:15 Tuesday morning.

After arriving on scene, officers learned that a family member was checking on a loved one when they discovered the victim deceased. The victim, a 64-year-old male, had suffered serious trauma to his body. However, police are not saying if it was a shooting that led to the victim’s death.

The victim has since been identified as Dallis Coleman Sr. Police have not given any suspect information.

Investigators later learned that a dark 2014 Kia Soul was taken from the location.

They also warned to not approach the vehicle if spotted and to instead alert authorities.

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