Indiana youth football coach dead after suspected road rage incident

A suspected road rage shooting in suburban Indianapolis killed the founder of a youth football team, authorities said Thursday.

The shooting Wednesday evening killed Richard Donnell Hamilton, 43, of Indianapolis, the Johnson County Coroner’s Office said.

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Hamilton was the founder of the Indy Steelers youth football team in Indianapolis.

The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on County Line Road near the Interstate 65 interchange. Hamilton was riding in the passenger seat of a van when a gunman opened fire from a car, Indiana State Police said.

Richard Donnell Hamilton, 43, of Indianapolis, was shot dead Wednesday evening during an apparent road rage incident
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Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

No other injuries were reported.

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Investigators believe the incident began as a “road rage encounter” on I-65 southbound north of County Line Road, police said.

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Police are searching for a silver or gray sedan-style car with dark tinted windows that the shots are believed to have been fired from. They’re seeking more information from witnesses who may have been in the area of I-65 and County Line Road, or were traveling on I-65 southbound near County Line Road on Wednesday between 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. They’re asked to call 317-899-8577.