Jessica Doty Whitaker Death – Indianapolis Police Department officers responded to a shooting on Canal Court. 24-years-old woman suffered from gunshot wound, she was immediately transfer to a nearby hospital but she later died.
Jessica Doty Whitaker Died on July 5, 2020. According to WRTV, The 24-year-old woman shot and killed on Canal Court early Sunday morning has been identified by the Marion County Coroner’s Office.
Whitaker’s Fiance Said the Fatal Dispute Was Over the Black Lives Matter Movement
Ramirez told Fox59 that they were by the canal when someone in his group used the N-word during a conversation, which led to a confrontation with another group of strangers, four men and a woman. Ramirez said that someone in the other group yelled “Black Lives Matter,” to which someone in his group answered, “All Lives Matter.” Ramirez did not confirm if Whitaker or someone else said it. Ramirez said that the dispute ended when they realized that both groups were armed, bumped fists and walked away from each other.
He said that short minutes after, someone from the other group opened fire on them from a bridge and then fled the scene. “It was squashed and they went up the hill and left we thought, but they were sitting on St. Clair waiting for us to come under the bridge and that’s when She got shot.
Jessica Doty Whitaker has passed away. we got to know about this through the news posted across social medias earlier today.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. Her journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
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The Indianapolis Police Are Investigating the Shooting, Which Is the Second Homicide Near the Canal in the Past Week
The IMPD is still looking into Doty-Whitaker’s shooting and no suspects have been publicly identified at this time. According to Fox 59, the department has asked the public for assistance. The outlet shared a video obtained by homicide detectives that shows there were a few people in the area at the time of the shooting. They are asking for anyone who was around the canal at that time to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).