3 people shot dead in a residential area on the southeast side – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Three people were fatally shot Monday afternoon in a residential area on the southeast side of town, police say.

Officer William Young, spokesman for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, said the three people shot were awake and breathing. No further information on those shot dead was immediately available. Young did not know if the people shot owned the house or were construction workers.

Suspects were being sought, Young said, although he did not know how many. No additional information was immediately provided on the suspects.

IMPD and medics were called to a report of a person shot dead just before 2:15 p.m. Monday at the 1000 block of Churchman Avenue. It is northwest of the intersection of Prospect Street and South Keystone Avenue.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and medics were called to report a person was shot just before 2:15 p.m. on July 25, 2022 at the 1000 block of Churchman Avenue. It is northwest of the intersection of Prospect Street and South Keystone Avenue. (WISH Photo/John LeSage)
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and medics were called to report a person was shot just before 2:15 p.m. on July 25, 2022 at the 1000 block of Churchman Avenue. It is northwest of the intersection of Prospect Street and South Keystone Avenue. (WISH Photo/John LeSage)
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and medics were called to report a person was shot just before 2:15 p.m. on July 25, 2022 at the 1000 block of Churchman Avenue. It is northwest of the intersection of Prospect Street and South Keystone Avenue. (WISH Photo/John LeSage)