Police investigate fatal shooting of Ball State student


MUNCIE – Muncie Police are investigating after a Ball State Student was shot and killed overnight.

The incident happened near the intersection of Abbott and New York Streets just after 2 a.m. Saturday. The Delaware County 911 Communications Center got a report of a possible fight and shots fired.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Muncie police confirm they have a juvenile male in custody in connection with the homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the Muncie Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 765-747-4867, Muncie Police Crime Stoppers at 765-286-4050, or Muncie Police Dispatch at 765-747-4838.

Ro-Anne Royer Engle, Vice President of Student Affairs at Ball State University, says she and her staff will be available to lend support to the victim’s family and any student who may need it.

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