Man killed in Indianapolis shooting was local business leader and former IU football player


Pictured: Chris Beaty. Photo courtesy WXIN.

INDIANAPOLIS (WXIN/WEHT) — Police are investigating three different deadly shootings that occurred in Indianapolis over the weekend.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says that one of the victims was 38-year-old Christopher Beaty.

Police say Beaty suffered multiple gunshot wounds Sunday night just before midnight near Talbot and Vermont streets in downtown Indianapolis, and died at the scene.

From 2000-2004, Beaty was a defensive lineman on the Indiana University football team.

On Beaty’s Twitter page, he called himself the leader of a company called Fresh Marketing.

Police say they have not yet made any arrests, and are still investigating what led to the shooting.

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(This story was originally published on June 1, 2020)

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