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Shooting in Chesterfield kills 1, injures 1; suspect in custody

CHESTERFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A woman was dead and police have a suspect in custody after a double shooting Monday night on the town’s south side, police said.

Jalynn N. Harman, 20, of Muncie, died at St. Vincent Indianapolis hospital, said Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger in an email. The other victim, a man, was is in critical condition.

Officers were dispatched about 7:10 p.m. to sounds of gunfire at a home near the intersection of Pass and Mulberry streets, Mellinger said. Before the person of interest was found, Chesterfield Police Department said it had identified a suspect, a male, and officers were looking for a white car.

Harman and the other victim were initially taken by ambulance to Anderson-area hospitals, police said.

About 25 miles northeast of Indianapolis, Chesterfield is a town of about 2,500 in Madison County.

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