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Warrick County Sheriff's Office investigating fatal shooting in Boonville

The Warrick County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting on South Pelzer Road in Boonville on Friday just after 7 p.m. 

When deputies arrived on the scene at 1733 South Pelzer Road they found Ronald Blackford Jr. lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene by medical personnel a short time later. 

The preliminary investigation included surveillance video which recorded the entire incident. The Warrick County Prosecutor in conjunction with the Warrick County Sheriff's Office determined that no charges are warranted at this time. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

 

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(This story was originally published on April 28, 2018)


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