- The shooting took place outside Sawmill Saloon on Sunday at about 2.15am
- Police arrived to find one man dead on the scene and four others wounded
- The second victim was pronounced dead at the hospital, two victims were critical and the fifth victim was in stable condition
- Police said that a ‘disturbance’ had occurred at the bar
Five people were shot – two fatally – during an incident that started inside an Indianapolis bar.
Police were patrolling the area when they responded to a call of shots fired outside Samwill Saloon on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana, at about 2.15am on Sunday.
When they arrived, they found multiple gunshot victims. EMS workers declared one male dead at the scene, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in a media alert.
A shooting outside a bar in Indianapolis, Indiana, left two dead and three others wounded
The shooting took place outside the Sawmill Saloon at about 2.15am on Sunday
The four additional shooting victims were taken to nearby hospitals. A second victim was then pronounced dead, while two others were listed in critical condition and the fifth was declared to be in stable condition.
One of the people shot was a security guard, according to WISH-TV.
Investigating homicide detectives said that a ‘disturbance’ had occurred at the bar before the shooting took place.
While authorities have not named a suspect in the shooting, they confirmed any shooting suspects or people of interest in the shooting have been accounted for.
The IndyStar reported that about 30 witnesses were being interviewed by investigators.
Police said that a ‘disturbance’ had occurred inside the bar prior to the shooting