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A person of interest has been detained after a shooting Wednesday morning leaves an English resident with minor injuries. 635588838715607703-generic-shooting-investigation-graphic-470x264

Around 1:11 A.M., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call, stating that Robert C. Yockey, 43, English, had been shot in the abdomen.

Investigators learned that Yockey, seated in the living room while visiting a friend at 705 East 5th Street, English, heard a knock at the front door. Yockey told the visitor to come in, at which point the door opened and a round was fired from a handgun at Yockey.

Yockey did not see who the shooter was. He was transported to IU Health in Paoli, where he is listed in good condition.

Investigators have identified a person of interest in this case after the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department made an arrest Wednesday morning for a separate crime. Detectives and deputies are actively following up on leads and information; however, the identity of the suspect will not be released until charges are filed.

This case remains under investigation. Additional information will be released once it is made available. Anyone with additional knowledge about the shooting is asked to contact the Indiana State Police, Jasper Post by calling 1-812-482-1441.