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Beloved youth football coach killed in Greenwood

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Richard Donnell Hamilton, a beloved youth football coach and founder of the Indy Steelers youth football team, died in a shooting Jan. 11 in Greenwood.

According to Indiana State Police, first responders were called to the area of I-65 and County Line Road for reports of a person shot at approximately 6:30 p.m.

First responders found a man, later identified as 43-year-old Hamilton, unresponsive in the passenger seat of a white van with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the incident began as a road rage encounter that began on I-65 southbound near County Line Road in Greenwood.

Detectives are searching for a silver or gray sedan style car with dark tinted windows.

Hamilton was known as a mentor for the players on his Steelers team, which he had coached for more than a decade at Tarkington Park, near the MLK Center.

The MLK Center shared a care fund for Hamilton’s family on Give Lively.

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