Indiana State Police Investigating Shooting in Paoli

(PAOLI) – On Tuesday night, the Paoli Police Department was alerted to shots fired at 122 Monon Drive.

When officers arrived they spoke to the residence and were told that 26-year-old Thomas Zachary Pemberton, of Bedford, had come to the residence and was asked to leave. 

While at the home. Pemberton spoke to 22-year-old Damion Young briefly. Young then asked Pemberton to leave. Pemberton reportedly left the home in his vehicle, striking a parked car as he left. Pemberton then drove by the residence several times.

Witnesses told police they then heard gunshots.

Pemberton then drove to a residence in Bedford and was taken to a local hospital. He had suffered a gunshot wound to his neck. Pemberton was then flown to a Louisville Hospital for further treatment.

Indiana State Police Detective Shane Staggs located and spoke to Damion Young. The trooper learned Young had shot Pemberton and was arrested on charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery.

The investigation is ongoing.

Assisting at the scene were the Paoli Police Department and Orange County Sheriffs Department.

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