Brittney Sater, 26, was shot in the chest in her home on South Rogers Street early Sunday morning.
Indiana has a rate of 34 African-Americans killed by homicide per 100,000 residents
The grant will go toward collecting and analyzing data on violent deaths across the state.
David Bisard was convicted of reckless homicide, criminal recklessness and drunk driving causing death in a fatal crash in August 2010.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is putting more than 100 officers back on the streets in the coming weeks.
After numerous interviews and several search warrants, investigators have begun a criminal homicide investigation.
The Monroe County Coroner‘s Office says a man died at Monroe Lake of choking and drowning.
Indiana's black homicide rate is higher than the national average but is decreasing compared to previous years.