News From Terre Haute, Indiana

News

November 14, 2013

No names released in Brazil death investigation

Victim dies en route to hospital

BRAZIL — It could be Friday before a dead man’s identity is released in a Brazil homicide investigation.

Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen said Wednesday that while the investigation continues into a shooting Tuesday morning at the Vine Street Apartments, the identity of the people involved may be withheld for two more days.

An Indiana State Police crime scene unit is processing evidence from the scene, McQueen confirmed.

The shooting occurred sometime around 6 a.m. Tuesday when a domestic dispute was reported to police.

The man who was shot apparently went to a home on South Vine Street in a neighborhood north of Forest Park, where an alleged battery ensued. The shooting victim, who was shot in the chest, died en route to a hospital.

On Tuesday afternoon, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham told the Tribune-Star that investigators are looking into the possibility of self-defense in the case. The name of the alleged shooter was not being released. That person was questioned by police, and had not been charged with a crime as of noon Wednesday.

The man who died was shot in the upper chest area. He was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil, and died en route to an Indianapolis hospital. An autopsy was conducted Tuesday, but the results were not available Wednesday, McQueen said.

Clay County Coroner Joel Reinoehl told the Tribune-Star that no information about the autopsy was being released pending the police investigation.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
News
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Today in History for April 18th Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City
NDN Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News