Police identify woman found shot, lying in Marion road

MARION – Police have identified a woman found lying in a Marion street after being fatally shot in the head.

Homicide detectives found Megan Elaine Chipman, 23, lying in the westbound lane of State Road 18 around 6:50 a.m. on Friday. They were responding to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of Hotel Marion on 501 E. 4th St.

Police said Chipman was taken to Marion General Hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Anyone with information about the case should call the Marion Police Department at (765) 662-9981 and ask for Detective Captain Jay Kay.


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