Muncie police Sgt. Kirk Mace says the shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in Heekin Park on the city’s south side.
Mace said that two young adult men suffered non-life-threatening wounds. He says one was hit in the leg, while the other has forearm wound.
Indy council stalls panhandling ban
INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal pushed by the Indianapolis mayor to ban panhandling in the city’s downtown has been tabled by the City-County Council.
Democratic council Vice President John Barth says Tuesday’s decision by a council committee was based on worries about lawsuits over such a ban. Barth says he and others will work with the tourism group Visit Indy to draft an ordinance that could survive legal challenges.
Republican Mayor Greg Ballard has sought a downtown no-solicitation zone prohibiting even passive cup shaking and sign holding.
64-year-old bicyclist killed on N. Ind. highway
MIDDLEBURY — Police in northern Indiana say a 64-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was hit by an SUV while riding along a highway before dawn. The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department says Elmer Miller of Middlebury was riding on the shoulder of U.S. 20 near the town of Middlebury when he was hit about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A 20-year-old man driving the SUV left his lane and struck Miller who had a flashing light on his bicycle.
Indiana solider remembered with county fair award
LAFAYETTE — An Indiana soldier killed in Afghanistan last year is being remembered with an award at the county fair where he showed cattle for 10 years as a youth
The family of Army Sgt. Kyle Osborn took part in an awards ceremony Tuesday night at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. The Osborns were part of a committee that picked 18-year-old Ross House as the first winner of the “Sgt. Kyle Bruce Osborn 100 percent and then some Memorial Award” for his dedication to the 4-H organization.