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3 found dead in Indianapolis apartment

Three people were found dead in an apartment on Indianapolis' northeast side Friday morning, and police are calling the discovery a triple homicide.

They were found at the Lodge Apartments in the 3400 block of Admar Court around 7:30 a.m.

According to our affiliate, RTV6 in Indianapolis, neighbors told police they heard what they thought were gunshots an hour earlier, but didn't call police. A 911 call came around 7:18 a.m. as a welfare check from a family member who lives in the apartment upstairs from where the victims were found. 

Two women were found dead on a couch, and a man was found dead in a bedroom. A 1-year-old girl was sleeping in the same bedroom at the time, but was unharmed.

Police provided the approximate ages of the victims as one woman in her mid-50s, one woman in her mid-20s, and a man in his mid-20s. 

Family identified the woman in her mid-20s as Takara Coleman, 23, and the woman in her mid-50s as Lisa Woods, 52.

Family said that Woods lived in a second floor unit at the apartments and that she was in the wrong place at the wrong time on her way to work. 

The child is with Victim's Assistance until police learn more, but will be transported to Riley Hospital to be checked out as a precaution. One of the workers with Victim's Assistance had been on the scene for a few hours when she found out one of the victims was her niece. 

Family of the victims said they saw them all alive last night.

Police haven't said how the victims died. When the victims were found, the apartment door was open, but officers did not specify if there were signs of forced entry.

The investigation has turned to nearby surveillance cameras in the neighborhood. 
 

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