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Suspect, 17, arrested in connection to deadly double shooting in Grant County

An 18-year-old woman died, and an 18-year-old man was taken to a hospital.

GRANT COUNTY, Ind. — The Grant County Sheriff's Department is investigating a double shooting Wednesday night.

They were called to a home in the 7900 block of East 700 South shortly after 10:15 p.m. and found two people shot.

An 18-year-old woman died and an 18-year-old man was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital.

On Thursday evening, police said a 17-year-old suspect was in custody and was being held in connection with previous charges.

The person killed has been identified as Khloe V. Martin, whose last known address was in Fairmount. The cause of her death is under investigation, but police said late Thursday she had a single gunshot wound to the chest.

The injured victim was identified as Peyton Mills. He is said to be in stable condition at a Fort Wayne hospital.

In a media release, the sheriff said Thursday that the shots appear to have been fired into the residence from outside. 

An investigation is ongoing. \

Anyone with information is asked to call sheriff’s Detective Jason Ewer at 765-662-9836 or Crime Stoppers at 765-668-8168.

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