UPDATE: On Sunday the victim of this shooting was identified as 34-year-old Samuel Gillum of Eaton, Indiana. Original story below:


MUNCIE — A man has died after a shooting took place in the parking lot of a Muncie Walmart Saturday night.

Officers were called to the Walmart on Clara Lane at around 8:45 p.m. When they arrived, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was transported to Ball Memorial Hospital where was he pronounced deceased.

Muncie Police say the suspect fled the scene, but was caught in a wooded area near north Nebo Road.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Muncie Police Department Detective Division at 765-747-4867, or Muncie Police Dispatch at 765-747-4838.