ISP: Murder suspect arrested after man shot, killed

ISP: Murder suspect arrested after man shot, killed
19-year-old Indiana man shot and killed Thursday night.

AURORA, Ind. (FOX19) - A 64-year-old man is now in police custody after authorities say he allegedly shot and killed a 19-year-old.

Around 10 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a person shot at an address on Indiana Avenue in Aurora, according to the Indiana State Police and Aurora Police Department.

Detectives determined sometime before 10 p.m., Robert Marksberry, 64-years-old, arrived at 803 Indiana Avenue and became involved in an altercation with Nicholas Woodruff, 19-years-old.

Arrest Photo of Robert L. Marksberry suspect in shooting death Aurora, IN
Arrest Photo of Robert L. Marksberry suspect in shooting death Aurora, IN (Source: provided by Indiana State Police)

State police say Marksberry grabbed a gun and allegedly shot Woodruff who later died from his injuries after being transported to High Point Health in Lawrenceburg.

Marksberry left the scene in a vehicle but was found later at a residence near Bennington.

The 64-year-old Marksberry was arrested and taken to Dearborn County Jail where he is being held pending the filing of formal charges.

Detectives say that the investigation is still ongoing.

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