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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Morgantown

Last updated on Thursday, October 11, 2012

(MORGAN TOWN) - Morgan County law enforcement agencies are investigating an apparent homicide Wednesday night.

The Bloomington Herald Times reports the Morgan County death investigation team was called to the scene of a deadly shooting in Morgantown, Ind.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Department says dispatchers received the call around 7 p.m. of a white male that had been found in a parking lot.

MORGANTOWN, Ind. - Police are investigating a scene in Morgantown, where a man was found dead in a liquor store parking lot.

Witnesses said the victim is a white male who is around 20 years old who they believe lived in a nearby town.

The man died of an apparent gunshot wound after efforts to save him in the parking lot failed.

The scene was at the liquor store on the corner of State Road 252 and 135, in the heart of downtown Morgantown.

Morgan County Sheriff Robert Downey says the liquor store was not involved in the homicide.

Downey did not give any information about potential suspects, but police are looking for a red flatbed truck and a possibly armed man.

Law enforcement agencies are investigating the crime.

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