Muncie man dead after shot in head by 17-year-old girlfriend, police say

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MUNCIE, Ind.—The Muncie Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

Juan M.A. Lucio, 24, was pronounced dead Sunday after being taken to Ball Memorial Hospital following the shooting in the 1300 block of East Hines Street.

Officials say Lucio died from a single gunshot wound to the head. The Delaware County Coroner’s Office determined the manner of death to be a homicide.

Lucio’s 17-year-old girlfriend pulled the trigger, said police. However, detectives are still investigating if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

No charges or arrests have been made in the case. The prosecutor’s office will determine if the teen will face charges. More information is expected by the end of the week.

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