Early this morning, Morgan County Law Enforcement requested assistance from ISP Detectives from the Bloomington Post to investigate an attempted murder case that occurred just after 1 A.M. on Sichting Road east of Martinsville.

Detectives learned that Jacquelyn Downey, 51 of Indianapolis allegedly made entry into a residence on Sichting Road through a window, while in possession of a firearm. When the homeowner confronted Downey, a struggle ensued, resulting in the homeowner overtaking Downey and holding her until law enforcement arrived.


1)      Attempted Murder – Level 2 Felony

2)      Intimidation – Level 5 Felony (2 Counts)

3)      Criminal Recklessness – Level 6 Felony

4)      Domestic Battery – Level 6 Felony

5)      Harassment – B Misdemeanor

Jacquelyn Downey, 51 of Indianapolis