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Police: 1 Injured, 1 Dead In Evansville Domestic Shooting

Last updated on Monday, May 21, 2018

(EVANSVILLE) - An Evansville woman was killed and another hospitalized following a shooting that police say was an act of domestic violence.

The Evansville Courier and Press reports 38-year-old Amanda Weir died Saturday morning at Deaconess Hospital, after she was shot early Friday evening.

Another woman, who was a relative, was also hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the two were in a car together when the alleged shooter, 56-year-old Robert Ballard, opened fire. He was arrested on attempted murder charges.

Police believe Ballard had been in a relationship with one of the women which recently ended.

Police say a neighbor confronted Ballard and exchanged gunfire with him after the initial shooting.

Officers responded after hearing shots and arrested Ballard.

Attorney information for Ballard was not available Sunday.

Information from: Evansville Courier & Press, http://www.courierpress.com

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