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1 killed, 1 injured in Shelby County shooting

FOUNTAINTOWN, Ind. (WISH) – A 39-year-old man died after a Sunday morning shooting in Shelby County.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, around 9: 45 a.m., deputies were called to a residence in the 1100 block of North State Road 9 for a “shots fired” report. That block is just south of U.S. 52.

Once on the scene, deputies found an unresponsive 39-year-old man, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The sheriff’s office identified the man on Wednesday as Joseph A. Harris of Fountaintown.

Another man, a 67-year-old, also at the scene was injured. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

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No further suspect or victim information had been released by Wednesday.

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