Shooting in Grant County leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt

JONESBORO, Ind. (WANE) – A shooting in Jonesboro near Gas City has left one man dead and another hospitalized, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.

Sheriff’s department spokesman Det. Lt. Shelby Taylor said police received a 911 call from a woman around 12:36 a.m. that her son had been shot.

When police arrived to 1105 South 4th Avenue in Jonesboro they found 51-year-old Larry Pavey had been shot several times. Police also found 81-year-old Gene Thompson shot.

Thompson died en route to a Marion hospital.

Pavey was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital and is expected to survive.

Jonesboro is located less than 1 mile from Gas City.

Taylor said police are looking for two suspects believed to be driving a red or dark-colored extended cab pickup truck.

Police have not said what led to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Jonesboro Police Department or Grand County Sheriff’s Department. Anonymous tips can also be made to Grant County Crime Stoppers at (765) 662-8477.