Indiana State Police: Person Shot While Inside a Vehicle on I-465

8620 E. 21st Street 
Indianapolis, IN 46219 FOR RELEASE: Upon Receipt   CONTACT:
Sgt. John Perrine
Public Information Officer
317-899-8287 DATE: August 27, 2023
Indianapolis, IN – This evening, at approximately 9:48, Indiana State Police Dispatchers received an emergency call reporting a person being shot on I-465 near the 52.8 mile marker. Within minutes, Trooper Damon Munn arrived on scene and found an adult male with an injury consistent with a gunshot wound. Trooper Munn immediately started emergency life saving aid, including applying a tourniquet to stop the bleeding. IEMS and IFD arrived on scene and provided further medical care and transported the man to a local hospital in stable condition. Indiana State Police Detectives are currently investigating this incident. Preliminary information leads investigators to believe this shooting stemmed from a possible road rage incident along I-465. At this time information about a possible suspect or suspect vehicle is still being gathered. Detectives are asking anyone who was driving along I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis this evening around 9:45 p.m. near Emerson Avenue and may have witnessed this incident, or has a vehicle equipped with a recording device, please contact the Indiana State Police. All crimes mentioned above are alleged and all suspects are presumed innocent until and unless guilty in court. 

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