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Two men arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Indianapolis teen

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Mug shots of Diontae Evans and Devaughn Farmer

4 Fast Facts

  • 19-year-old Dazjuan Lyle was fatally shot in March.
  • Police arrested two men on Tuesday in connection with his murder.
  • Diontae Evans and Devaughn Farmer are charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.
  • They have their initial hearings today.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD detectives arrested two men in connection with a 2015 murder investigation.

On Tuesday, June 7, detectives arrested Diontae Evans, 19, and Devaughn Farmer, 19, on arrest warrants for murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.

These suspects are accused of killing Dazjuan Lyle, 19, on March 5, 2016 in the 600 block of North Exeter Avenue. Detectives believe robbery was the motive in this shooting.

During the arrest of Farmer, North District Narcotics Detectives served a search warrant in the 3900 block of Rue Renoir, where two handguns, a large stash of marijuana, and a large quantity of cash were seized.

Evans and Farmer are currently in the Marion County Jail. They have their initial hearings today.

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