Police investigating after 85-year-old man is shot and killed at Muncie business

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MUNCIE, Ind. – Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Muncie business.

Dispatch confirms the incident happened at a “Cash Stop” in the 1000 block of W. McGalliard Rd. Wednesday afternoon. That’s about a mile and a half from the Ball State campus.

Police say the victim, 85-year-old Venkateswara Roa Karlapudi, suffered a single gunshot wound.

Officers say the shooting may have been accidental. The prosecutor’s office will review the case to determine if charges should be filed.

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