Names released; Sheriff says Warrick shooting happened during graduation party fight

Updated: Jun. 1, 2020 at 11:23 AM CDT
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NEWBURGH, Ind. (WFIE) - One person was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound in Warrick County on Saturday.

According to Warrick County Dispatch, officers responded to the 10000 blocks of State Route 66, which operators say is the address for the Lung Centre.

The sheriff says there was a graduation party, and an argument began when 55-year-old Raymond Reason arrived.

They say Reason then got into a physical fight with his stepson, 18-year-old Jordan Byrd.

During the fight, the Sheriff says Byrd fired a gun, hitting Reason.

“A verbal and then turned into a physical confrontation that led to the shooting. The stepson, which is Jordan Byrd, was brought to the Sheriff’s office," Sheriff Michael Wilder said. "He has been released, charges have not been filed at this time, the investigation is still ongoing, so there may or may not be chrages once the investigation is complete.”

Reason is still in the hospital to be treated for his injuries.

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