Authorities Investigate Shooting in Putnam County

On April 13th at approximately 3:40pm, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a shooting that occurred at 7207 North County Road 600 East in a small modular home. When emergency responders arrived on scene they discovered a woman who had suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen. An emergency medical helicopter was dispatched and the woman was airlifted to a hospital in Indianapolis. Further investigation revealed that the gun shot was intentional and authorities began an investigation into identifying the shooter. Before being airlifted the victim reported seeing a person flee from the scene in a white passenger vehicle and described the driver as a white male with a beard. The victim also reported that the man was wearing a green shirt and black gloves at the time. The investigation into this shooting is ongoing and authorities have yet to find a suspect.

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