Investigation continues into shooting death


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate the shooting death of a Greenfield man on Saturday.

A news release from the IMPD reports that officers responded to the 5400 block of Pleasant Hill Circle, on the west side of the city near Speedway, shortly before 6 p.m. on Nov. 27 for a report of a person shot. Officers located an unresponsive man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. Emergency medical personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

The IMPD identified the victim as Jeff Herald, 42. He was a Greenfield resident and father of four, according to his obituary.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation, according to the news release. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office is also assisting and will determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Detective Eric Amos at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at [email protected]

Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477(TIPS) to remain anonymous. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

The homicide was one of four for Indianapolis over the weekend, raising its total for the year to 248 and eclipsing the city’s record for homicides in a single year.