Fishers recent high school grad fatally stabbed; teen suspect in custody

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FISHERS, Ind. (June 23, 2014) – A man killed following a Sunday night fight in Fishers is a recent graduate of Fishers High School.

Police were dispatched to the 8900 block of Wooster Court near Harrison Parkway and Lantern Road shortly before 11 p.m with reports of a fight.

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Connor Shockley

When officers arrived, Fishers police said they found a male wounded on the ground. He was identified at 18-year-old Connor Shockley.

Paramedics tried to revive him, but Shockley died at the scene. Police said Shockley was stabbed to death with a knife.

Police have one person in custody, identified as 18-year-old Corbin Montgomery. He was arrested on preliminary charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. Police told FOX59 they’ve talked to several witnesses.

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Corbin Montgomery

Fishers police tell FOX59 that this is the second homicide in its history.  The first occurred in 1994.

Dr. Brian Smith, superintendent of the Hamilton Southeastern school district, released the following statement regarding the case:

We are deeply saddened by the death of Connor Shockley.

When the Hamilton Southeastern school district suffers such a tragedy, we struggle and question and grieve. We extend our sympathies to all those who knew Connor. It is difficult to come to terms with this kind of sadness and loss.

We will offer counseling for any of our students and staff who wish to seek help at the Hamilton Southeastern and Fishers High Schools counseling offices from 7:00am-2:00pm for the rest of the week.

The Fishers Police Department has been keeping us informed of this criminal investigation and we appreciate their diligence.