Mother shot to death in car

April 18, 2012

A mother was shot to death Tuesday night while in a car with her two children on the city’s east side. Indianapolis police were called to the scene in the 3700 block of Layman Avenue at about 10:20 p.m. and found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds and two uninjured children in the car. The woman, who was shot in the stomach and chest, was pronounced dead at a hospital. The male, identified as 21-year-old Jonathan Perry, was shot in the leg. Investigators say the woman was scheduled to meet her estranged husband for child visitation when the incident occurred.