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1 dead, 1 injured in Kokomo shooting; suspect arrested

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — A man was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Kokomo Sunday morning.

According to Kokomo Police Department, officers were called to the area of Fisher and North Washington Streets at 4:42 Sunday morning on reports of a shooting. That’s on the city’s north side.

When officers arrived to the scene they found two men had been shot. Officers learned an altercation had originally taken place after a hit-and-run at The Country Palace less than a mile away. The altercation, which involved several people, continued in the 2400 block of North Washington Street.

Police have identified Daniel Bray Jr., 34, of Kokomo, as a suspect. They believe Bray fired one shot, striking 23-year-old Cody Kuefner and 34-year-old James Conwell, both of Kokomo. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital. Kuefner died from his injuries. Conwell’s condition was not released by police.

Bray was arrested and is facing charges of voluntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, criminal recklessness and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He remains in custody at the Howard County Jail.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Kokomo Police Department at 765-456-7369.

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