Indianapolis man accused of shooting 5 people at east side bar arrested


Mug shot of Dejuan Brown, man accused of shooting 5 people at east side bar

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UPDATE (Aug. 2, 2019)– Dejuan Brown agreed to a plea deal and pleaded guilty to one count of criminal recklessness and five counts of battery resulting in serious bodily injury. Charges of aggravated battery and battery by means of a deadly weapon were dismissed. He was sentenced to six years in community corrections with three years and nine days of credit. He’ll also have three years of probation.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD detectives have arrested a 38-year-old man for his alleged involvement in Saturday morning’s east side bar shooting that left five shot.

Dejuan Brown, 38, was arrested after witnesses stated he had had been involved in an earlier disturbance inside Brotherman Tavern, located in the 2900 block of N. Sherman, and was removed by security. He allegedly returned with a firearm and shot five people.

Three men and two women were shot. All victims are expected to survive.

Anyone with more information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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