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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Woman Arrested in Jennings County Shooting

JENNINGS COUNTY - APRIL 24, 2022 -Investigators with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating an incident where a man was allegedly shot at by a family member. On April 21, 2022, in the late evening hours, deputies were called to CR 610 W in reference to a male subject being shot.

Karen Thayer, North Vernon

Upon arrival to the area, deputies located a male subject walking in the roadway who had a superficial injury to his right shoulder. A deputy spoke with that subject as another deputy responded to the residence.

After securing the scene and individuals involved, investigators were called to the scene.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Karen Thayer (age 60 North Vernon), was taken into custody for Criminal Recklessness with a Firearm and Domestic Battery. Thayer is currently being held in the Jennings County Jail. The victim was taken for medical treatment to an area hospital where he was treated and released.


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