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'Armed and dangerous' suspect identified in triple shooting near Paoli

John Robert Carpenter (Source: Indiana State Police) John Robert Carpenter (Source: Indiana State Police)
This is the same 1991 Dodge Ram 150 that Carpenter owns, but police say the paint job on his truck is in much worse shape. (Source: Indiana State Police) This is the same 1991 Dodge Ram 150 that Carpenter owns, but police say the paint job on his truck is in much worse shape. (Source: Indiana State Police)

ORANGE COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - Indiana State Police have identified a suspect in a triple shooting near Paoli that left two men dead.

Investigators are actively seeking 35-year-old John Robert Carpenter. Police said Carpenter is believed to be the gunman who carried out the June 23 shooting that killed Nicholas Fields and Cory Michael Harris and injured Daniel Smitson.

[PREVIOUS STORY: 2 dead, 1 injured in shooting north of Paoli]

Carpenter is a white, 6' tall and weights 175 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair; however, he is believed to have a shaved head currently. Photographs of Carpenter indicate he recently had facial hair.

He was last seen driving a red and grey 1991 Dodge Ram 150, single cab, two-wheel drive pickup truck with Indiana registration TK913LGC.

Carpenter is considered armed and dangerous. Investigators said anyone who sees Carpenter should not approach him; instead, dial 911 immediately.

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