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Edinburgh man charged with murder in Thanksgiving shooting

An Edinburgh man has been arrested for murder in a Thanksgiving Day shooting.

Just after 6 p.m. Thursday, deputies from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 15000 N. Bluff Rd. Upon deputies arrival, they found a male subject suffering from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Responding personnel from German Township Fire Department and Columbus Regional Hospital EMS administered medical aid, however the victim was later pronounced deceased at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Damion Bryant, 20, of Edinburgh, was identified as the shooter and was taken into custody. Bryant was interviewed by detectives from BCSO then remanded into the jail on a sole preliminary charge of murder. 

“At this time the investigation is ongoing, we will not be releasing further details surrounding this incident at this time," BCSO spokesperson Detective Dane Duke said.

Assisting on scene at the incident was the Edinburgh Police Department, detectives from the Columbus Police Department, German Township Fire Department and Columbus Regional Hospital EMS.