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Man arrested for murder in Spencer Co. shooting

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Source: Indiana State Police Source: Indiana State Police
Source: Indiana State Police Source: Indiana State Police

A Spencer County man is arrested for murder following a shooting in Dale.

George K. Kjelsen, 52, is accused of killing Rick D. Persohn, 54, at Hill Crest Apartments around 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Indiana State Police detectives say the men, who both lived in the apartment complex, had been in an argument when Kjelsen shot Persohn one time in the chest with a .38 caliber revolver.

Officers found Persohn on the ground when they arrived.  

He was transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital by ambulance and later pronounced dead. 

Kjelsen was taken to the Spencer County Jail.

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