Three people were shot across Indianapolis this evening — all within a half hour of each other.
The first shooting was reported around 8:35 p.m. on the Far Eastside in the 9400 block of East 38th Street. That person, found lying in the street, was shot multiple times and transported to Wishard Memorial Hospital in critical condition.Meanwhile a newly-opened Walgreens near 56th Street and Georgetown Road was robbed. The Star again reports:
The second shooting was reported around 8:40 p.m. on the Near Northside near East 25th Street and Hillside Avenue. ... He was reported in serious condition.
The third shooting was reported around 8:50 p.m. on the Westside in the 1800 block of North Dexter Street, near Kuntz Stadium. A man was found lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Wishard in critical condition.
A man late Tuesday leaped over the pharmacy counter at a Northwestside Walgreens, showed a handgun and forced a store worker to fill a bag with drugs, police said.
Specifically, the man stole Oxycodone and Oxycontin pain pills, police said, along with Vyvanse, a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He also demanded cough syrup, according to an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department report.
The total number of pills taken numbered 2,357, according to the report, and represent a value of $11,900.