Police identify teen suspect, victim in Fishers homicide - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

Police identify teen suspect, victim in Fishers homicide

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Connor Shockley was found between these two homes. Connor Shockley was found between these two homes.
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FISHERS, Ind. - An 18-year-old man is in custody in connection with an incident that ended in the stabbing death of another teenager in a Fishers subdivision Sunday night.

Corbin Montgomery was arrested in the death of 18-year-old Connor Shockley, a recent Fishers High School graduate.

It's the first homicide in Fishers in 20 years, and the second ever reported in the city.

Although there were initial reports that it was a shooting, Fishers Police now confirm it was a stabbing.

Sgt. Tom Weger says officers were called to the 8900 block of Wooster Court, in the Harrison Green neighborhood, just before 11:00 pm Sunday.Dispatchers had received a report of a fight at that address.

Officers arrived and found a man, later identified as Shockley, injured. Sgt. Weger says paramedics tried to revive the victim but that he died at the scene.

"We have one person in custody and we are speaking to witnesses at this time," Sgt. Weger said.

Investigators say they were originally were looking for two additional people, but that later changed.

"At this point we believe everybody that is involved is accounted for so we are not actively searching for a suspect at this time," Sgt. Weger said.

Police say it's too early in their investigation to determine what exactly happened and who could be facing charges, but witnesses say the suspect and victim may have been fighting.

Corbin Montgomery recently graduated from Hamilton Southeastern High School. The school district released this statement:

"We are deeply saddened by the death of Connor Shockley.

"When the Hamilton Southeastern school district suffers such a tragedy, we struggle and question and grieve. We extend our sympathies to all those who knew Connor. It is difficult to come to terms with this kind of sadness and loss.

"We will offer counseling for any of our students and staff who wish to seek help at the Hamilton Southeastern and Fishers High Schools counseling offices from 7:00am-2:00pm for the rest of the week.

The Fishers Police Department has been keeping us informed of this criminal investigation and we appreciate their diligence."

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Fishers Police Department at 317-595-3300.

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