Incident

4-28-2019 Indiana Zionsville 1-2

Location

April 28, 2019

Zionsville’s Rail Trail
Quail Run Dr
Zionsville, Indiana
Geolocation: 39.9532, -86.2762

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Samuel Thomas Bennett
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: James Earl Hughes
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: David Meschino
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • ATF/LE Confiscation/Raid/Arrest
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person
  • Unlawful purchase/sale
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant

Notes

Body found in pond; shooter sought, weapon supplier arrested; 1 of 3 illegally sold guns recovered;

Guns Involved

3 guns involved.

  • Type: 357 Mag
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 29
State House District: 24