Muncie police investigating early Tuesday morning shooting

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MUNCIE, Ind. –Muncie police are investigating after a person was shot just after midnight Tuesday.

According to police, the victim was walking in the area of Macedonia and E. 18th, just south of Ball Corporation Park, when he was approached by another person who confronted him and then proceeded to shoot him. Police report that no type of robbery or other assault occurred.

The victim reported to police that he did not know the shooter. It is unknown what prompted the incident, which remains under investigation. The shooting victim was taken to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.