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Man arrested, one in hospital after Kokomo Walmart shooting

One man was arrested and a second is in the hospital after a Saturday shooting inside a Walmart in Kokomo.

Posted: Apr 25, 2020 9:47 PM

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — One man was arrested and a second is in the hospital after a Saturday shooting inside a Walmart in Kokomo.

The shooting happened around 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart at 1920 E. Markland Ave. when an argument near the front of the store among several men escalated to a physical confrontation. During the fight, a 29-year-old man was shot several times. The department said the incident was not an active shooter situation.

That male victim was taken from the scene to an area hospital and then transferred to an Indianapolis hospital for additional treatment, police said. He was in surgery and no condition was available around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. The identity of the victim on Saturday was not released, nor did police say whether the victim was a customer or an employee.

Keith N. Terrell, 30, of Chicago, Illinois, was arrested and faces a preliminary charge of aggravated battery. On Saturday night, he remained in the Howard County Jail.

Surveillance video showed one of the suspects leave the store and place an item in the back of a black pickup truck in the parking lot, detectives determined. Kokomo police had been looking for the truck and its driver, who they said was not involved in the shooting. Just after 6 p.m., the department said the truck had been found.

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