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Police: Man found dead behind Indianapolis church was shot

July 11, 2021 GMT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man recently found dead behind a church on the city’s east side was fatally shot, Indianapolis police said Saturday.

Police were called around 7 p.m. on Friday to Indianapolis First Church of the Nazarene after church members reportedly found a body, WISH-TV reported. The next day the coroner’s office conducted an autopsy and found the man died from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound, according to police.

Further details, including the man’s identity, were not immediately released.