CUMBERLAND, Ind. — Police are investigating after three people were shot outside a gas station in Cumberland. One victim later died at the hospital.
According to the Cumberland Police Department, the shooting occurred around 7:10 p.m. Wednesday outside of the Speedway gas station located at 10th Street and German Church Road. As shots were fired, police said innocent bystanders ducked for cover inside the gas station and even hid in drink refrigerators.
Outside of the gas station, police said three people were shot during the gunfire. Two of them were transported to the hospital in critical condition, and one later died. The third was taken to the hospital in a dark colored vehicle.
Authorities said Wednesday night that one of the victims had died, but did not specify if it was the one in critical condition.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as Daeshua Lamont Reese, 29.
A fourth person involved in the shooting has been detained by police at the scene.
At this time, police have not released any further information as the investigation continues to be active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about the shooting can call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.
This story will be updated once more information has been gathered.