Koebe Clopton Death – Obituary: 20 year old Indianapolis man shot dead.
Koebe Clopton Cause of Death
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has identified the victim of a shooting that happened on the northeast side early Thursday.
The victim has been identified as 20 year old Koebe Clopton by the Marion County Coroner’s office. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Indianapolis Metropolitan police department reported that officers were dispatched to the scene of the shooting on 5800 block of Radnor Road around 1 am after they received a distress call about shots that had been fired.
Koebe has been described by friends and acquaintances as a great kid who always wanted the best for himself and others. He was a great athlete and friend. Kobe attended Morton High school where he was on the football team before proceeding to University of Indianapolis. He has been described as being wise beyond his years, he was focused and he knew what he wanted out of life.
The University of Indianapolis released a statement on Thursday confirming that Koebe was a student:
“We are all deeply saddened by the loss of Koebe Clopton. Koebe was a junior at the University of Indianapolis and a member of the UIndy football team. Our primary concern is for Koebe’s family, friends, and others who are grieving his loss. We stand ready to help them with any counseling or additional resources they may need and have mobilized our counseling services to be available for anyone in our community who may need them. Our Office for Student Affairs will coordinate counseling resources to members of our campus community who feel impacted by this event. We are a close-knit community, and we are devastated by the loss of Koebe, who was a member of our UIndy family. This loss reminds us how precious life is and the importance of supporting each other through times of unexpected tragedy.”
Neighbours who spoke with FOX59 said that the neighbourhood was a quiet one and there were rarely incidences such as this but they expressed concerns that the sense of security they used to have may have been compromised.
No arrests have been made yet as Police is still investigating the incidence and anyone with valuable information has been advised to reach out to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.