Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

February 18, 2014

IMPD investigating daycare shooting


INDIANAPOLIS — At around 7:24 a.m. Feb. 18, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to the KinderCare located at 6750 Eagle View Drive on a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived they located a female victim in the parking lot, next to her vehicle, shot multiple times. EMS personnel arrived and transported the victim to Methodist Hospital in critical condition.

The victim was found in the parking lot by the daycare director, who called police. The victim was able to tell police that her ex-husband, Christopher Justice, 33, was the person who shot her.

The victim had just dropped her two children off inside the daycare prior to the shooting. No children were injured during the incident.

At this time, investigators are looking for the suspect, Christopher Justice, 6’ 1” black male weighing 180 lbs, driving a 2006, black Ford Fusion with Indiana “In God We Trust” plate number UXR330 with 2014 expiration.

Anyone with information about the location of the suspect or this incident is urged to call IMPD at 327-3475.   Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).