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Beech Grove man arrested for shooting on 465

Detectives from the Indiana State Police have arrested Darnell Middlebrook, 37, of Beech Grove in connection with an interstate shooting that occurred last week. 


On September 21, Indiana State Police troopers responded to a report of shots fired at a vehicle on I-465 northbound near Pendleton Pike. The victim was driving a semi-tractor trailer and was not injured.


An investigation on scene led troopers to evidence of gunfire and a detailed description of the suspect's vehicle. A subsequent investigation by detectives led to an arrest warrant being issued for Middlebrook, that warrant was served September 29. Middlebrook was arrested on the preliminary charge of Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon.  He was transported to the Marion County Jail.


During the investigation it was determined the victim and suspect where known parties to one another and investigators do not believe this shooting was a result of road rage.