Surveillance video shows suspects in killing of 2 Indianapolis restaurant employees


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis police are investigating after two men were fatally shot during a robbery at an east side restaurant late Tuesday night.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to Jordan’s Fish & Chicken in the 9100 block of E. 21st Street around 1 a.m. Police say two men in hoodies robbed the restaurant around 11 p.m.

Two men in their late 30s or early 40s were found shot in the back of the building, according to police. The men — both employees of Jordan’s — were pronounced dead at the scene. Family members told 24-Hour News 8 both victims recently moved to Indianapolis from the country of Jordan.

Police released surveillance video of the incident Wednesday afternoon, showing a man in a red hoodie and a man in a navy blue hoodie jump the counter before shooting the employees. Both suspects are thought to be in their late 20s or early 30s.

Investigators believe the suspects were inside the restaurant for about two minutes.

Police were called around 1 a.m. after a concerned family member stopped by the restaurant to check on one of the men.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).