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78-year-old business owner among three fatal shootings in Indianapolis – IndyStar

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John Tuohy
 
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At least eight people were shot, two fatally, Saturday and Sunday morning in Indianapolis, police said. One other person was left in critical condition.

In addition, a 78-year-old business man who was shot during a robbery Friday night died the next day, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Paul Edmonds, who police said owned Diamond Stamp and Coin, 3440 N. Shadeland Ave., was shot in a fast food parking lot Friday.

Edmonds was meeting a customer for a business transaction outside the Hardee’s at 5950 S. Brookville Road, at 7 p.m. when he was robbed and shot, said IMPD Officer Genae Cook.

Edmonds died Saturday.

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• A man was shot and killed at 10:45 p.m. Saturday near 29th Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street , police said.

Police responding to a report of gunfire found the victim lying in the street. He was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition and died shortly after arrival. His identity is being withheld until his family is notified, Cook said.

• A man in a car was fatally shot at 3800 N. College Ave. at 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Details were murky, but Cook said police responded to a car crash and discovered the victim had been shot earlier. He was sent to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition and later died. His identity has not been released.

Other shootings Saturday and early Sunday include:

• At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a man was shot at 3846 Breen Dr. His condition was unknown.

• At 10:15 p.m. Saturday, a man was shot at 10422 Govenours Lane, but his injuries were considering non-life threatening.

• At 8:48 p.m., a man was shot at 4980 S. East St. The man’s injuries were not serious and police were trying to determine whether he accidentally shot himself.

• At 8:30 p.m., a man was shot at 2631 Lynhurst Drive. His injuries are not considered serious.

• At 5:40 p.m., a woman was shot at 1206 N. Concord St. and was listed in critical condition.

• At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, a woman was shot at 3611 Guion Road. She was in good condition.

Call IndyStar reporter John Tuohy at 317-444-6418. Email at john.tuohy@indystar.com and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

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