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Police Investigating Deadly Orleans Shooting

Last updated on Friday, November 26, 2010

(ORLEANS, IN) - State Police are investigating a Wednesday evening death at a trailer on Harding Street in Orleans.

Authorities say were called to the home of 38-year-old Billy Joe Bledsoe and upon arrival, found Bledsoe dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Two additional men in the trailer were detained for questioning by police.

Officers say "preliminary indications are those two men acted in self defense when confronted by Bledsoe who was armed with a shotgun."

The death remains under investigation.

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