UPDATE #1 – Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8:15 AM
23-year-old Derrick Walbert has been arrested and preliminarily charged with Murder, in the shooting death of Joseph Goodin. The incident occurred in the attached garage of a residence in the 5900 block of Bertha St. When officers arrived, other subjects on the scene had Walbert detained. During the course of the investigation, Walbert allegedly admitted to Homicide detectives that he shot the victim.
Walbert was later transported to the Arrestee Processing Center for booking. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and make a charging decision. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS(8477).
Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:52 PM
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives conducting a death investigation after man dies from apparent gunshot wound.
Just after 5:30 p.m. on 05/05/2017, officers with the IMPD were dispatched to the 5900 block of Bertha St on reports of a person shot. Responding officers located an unresponsive 32-year-old male who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. EMS personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead on-scene. One person was detained and witnesses were also located for interviews.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene and will be conducting interviews. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The name of the deceased will be made available through the Marion County Coroner, after proper next-of-kin notification has been made. This is an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.
SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
The post Derrick Walbert, 23, Arrested and Preliminarily charged with Murder of Joseph Goodin, 32 appeared first on Naptown Buzz.