1 killed in triple shooting at off-campus IU frat party

1 killed in triple shooting at off-campus IU frat party


DEATH, TWO OTHERS INJURED AND A SUSPECT ON THE LOOSE. IT HAPPENED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AT THE EAGLE POINT GOLF RESORT WHICH IS IN THE VERY SOUTHERN PORTION OF MONROE COUNTY. NEWS 8’S ELIZABETH CHOI HAS MORE ON WHAT STARTED ALL OF THIS. (REPORTER ELIZABETH CHOI) (( / : 16:52-04 ACCORDING TO THE MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF, THIS ALL STARTED WITH A PHYSICAL FIGHT INSIDE THE BUILDING- THAT’S WHEN THE SUSPECT LEFT BRIEFLY AND CAME BACK, BUT THIS TIME WITH A GUN )) UPON ARRIVING AT THE EAGLE POINTE GOLF RESORT-YOU’LL LIKELY NOTICE THE ELABORATE FOUNTAIN THAT GREETS VISITORS…OR CONDOS SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY. IT’S A RELAXING PLACE WHERE PEOPLE HIT THE LINKS …TO, PERHAPS ESCAPE. BUT, NOW, THEY HAVE A MUCH DIFFERENT REASON TO ESCAPE. (( / : 58:19 I HEARD THERE WAS A COUPLE PEOPLE SHOT DOWN HERE)) (( / : 55:48-52 KIND OF CONCERNED. IT’S CLOSE TO HOME. WE LIVE ABOUT 10 MINUTES FROM HERE AND WE’RE ACTUALLY WORKING FROM HERE )) ACCORDING TO MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF BRAD SWAIN, THE RESORT JUST RE-OPENED UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO. ON IT’S PROPERTY IS THE EAGLE’S NEST, A RENTAL SHERIFF BRAD SWAIN, THE RESORT JUST RE-OPENED UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO. ON IT’S PROPERTY IS THE EAGLE’S NEST, A RENTAL ROOM…WHERE THE KAPPA ALPHA PSI FATERNITY WAS HOSTING A HALLOWEEN PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT. , SWAIN SAYS HE DOES NOT KNOW WHY A FIGHT BROKE OUT…EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. (( / :11:58 THE PERSON LEFT THE AREA AND CHOSE TO COME BACK INSTEAD OF LEAVIVNG AND GOING AWAY- )) WHEN HE RETURNED, SHERIFF SWAIN, SAYS HE LOCATED 21-YEAR OLD KEMONTIE JOHNSON OF INDIANAPOLIS AND SHOT HIM SEVERAL TIMES. JOHNSON DIED OF HIS INJURIES. A SPOKESPESON WITH IU SAYS HE WAS NOT A STUDENT AT THE UNIVERISTY. THE SUSPECT ALSO SHOT TWO OTHERS FROM FORT WAYNE; ONE IN THE HEAD. HE IS STILL FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE. THE OTHER IN THE ARM. HE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED. SWAIN BELIEVES THE SUSPECT UNTENTIONALLY SHOT THEM AS THEY PASSED BY. BELIEVES THE SUSPECT UNTENTIONALLY SHOT THEM AS THEY PASSED BY. (( / : 12:11 A MOMENT’S BIT OF ANGER CAN MAKE T HINGS THAT CAN’T-YOU CAN’T BRING THEM BACK. YOU CAN’T CALL THESE BULLETS BACK ONCE THEY LEAVE THE MUZZLE,)) THE SUSPECT IS NOW ON THE RUN LEAVING GUESTS AT EAGLE POINTE EVEN MORE UNEASY. (( / : 56:36 LEAVING GUESTS AT EAGLE POINTE EVEN MORE UNEASY. (( / : 56:36 IT JUST WORRIES YOU )) (( / : 19:17AUTHORITIES HAVE IDENTIFIED A SUSPECT BUT ARE NOT RELEASING HIS NAME. THEY’RE AKSING FOR WITNESSES TO COME FORWARD. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION THAT COULD HELP, CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 317-262-TIPS. IN BLOOMINGTON. ELIZABETH CHOI. WISH TV NEWS 8 )) (BROOKE) IU OFFICIALS DIDN’T WANT TO GO ON CAMERA BUT DID SAY THEY’RE OFFERING COUNSELING TO STUDENTS IN NEED. READ THEIR STATEMENT ON OUR WEBSITE-WISH TV DOT COM. (MIKE)

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