Intruder shot and killed in Muncie apartment robbery


MUNCIE (WTHR) - Muncie Police officers were called to the 1700 block of North Glenwood Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Saturday for the report of a shooting in an apartment.

The woman tenant of the apartment told police that two people broke into her apartment in an attempt to rob her. The woman fired shots at the intruders fatally wounding one of them, Trayon Turner of Indianapolis. The other intruder ran from the scene.

Another person in the apartment at the time was believed to have been shot by the intruders. That person was transported to IU Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie and is expected to fully recover.

The shooting and search for a suspect tiggered a shelter in place alert for Ball State University for a couple of hours.

Just before 7 a.m. hospital police made Muncie police aware that another gunshot victim had shown up at the hospital. The victim had multiple gunshot wounds and is currently being treated at IUBMH.

The Muncie Police Department is actively investigating the case.