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Robert Lasley

UPDATE (Sept. 20, 2017) — Robert Lasley was found not guilty on charges of murder and attempted murder after a jury trial. As a result, a charge of being a habitual offender was dismissed.

UPDATE (Feb. 29, 2016): Robert Lasley was arrested on February 27, 2016 in Newport, Kentucky. He is being held there until he is extradited back to Marion Co.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 4, 2016) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are looking for a suspect accused of shooting an Indianapolis man in December. The victim later died from his injuries more than a month later.

Robert Lasley, 29, is charged with murder, attempted murder and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.

On Dec. 1, 2015, Michael Killebrew, 30, was shot in the 1000 block of West 29th Street. Detectives believe Lasley fired shots into his home around 7 a.m., hitting Killebrew and endangering other people inside.

Killebrew went to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. The Marion County Coroner’s Office informed police on Jan. 16, 2016, that Killebrew had died from his injuries. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Lasley on Feb. 1.

Anyone with information about Lasley’s whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).

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