Man, 39, Killed in Shoals; Loogootee Suspect Arrested

Man, 39, Killed in Shoals; Loogootee Suspect Arrested


A 39-year-old Shoals man is dead after a shooting Monday afternoon and a Loogootee man is in jail on murder charges. 

When officers arrived, they found an adult male with a gunshot wound.

The male, Jeremi Jones, 39, of Shoals was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Once on scene Troopers and local law enforcement began investigating, and found enough probable cause to arrest Kiesten Jones, 23, of Loogootee.

Kiesten Jones was transported to the Martin County Jail and Incarcerated on the charge of Murder

At approximately 2:20 p.m. today, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of shots fired at a residence at 827 Main Street, Shoals. 

The Indiana State Police have been asked to lead this investigation.

At this time there is not a threat to the public. There is no other information to release currently.  This is an ongoing investigation.

Agencies assisting at the scene were the Martin County Sherriff’s Department, Shoals Police Department, Martin County Coroner and Martin County EMS.