Police Investigating Shooting in Martin County

Police Investigating Shooting in Martin County


On August 5th, 2020 Martin County Deputies were called to the residence of 14623 State Road 450, Shoals, in reference to a shooting that had occurred.

After arriving at the residence, a male juvenile was discovered deceased inside the residence. Detectives with the Indiana State Police and Deputies with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office then began an investigation into the events that occurred.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that another juvenile male, who had been at the residence, had shot the deceased juvenile male.

The juvenile was taken into custody and preliminarily charged with Reckless Homicide.

Assisting at the scene were Martin County EMS, Shoals Fire Department, Martin County Coroners Office, and the Martin County Prosecutors Office

The investigation is currently ongoing.