Woman arrested in connection with man’s shooting death

Photo of scene of southwest side death investigation on March 2, 2018. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — IMPD arrested an 18-year-old woman in connection with a Friday morning death investigation.

Crews were initially called to the 800 block of Birch Avenue at approximately 5:45 a.m. on a report of a person shot.

After arriving on scene, officers found a man later identified by police as Joshua Tye with an apparent gunshot wound. Tye was treated on the scene but died of his injuries.

Police also located Marissa Huffman at the scene, where they interviewed and ultimately arrested her. She faces a preliminary charge of murder.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, two adults and one child were home at the time of the incident.

Huffman remained in the Marion County Jail on Friday afternoon.