1-18-2024 Indiana Muncie 1-1


January 18, 2024

2000 block of S Burlington Dr
Muncie, Indiana


  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Branden Dane Harless
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Armed robbery with injury/death and/or evidence of DGU found
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person


victim, a corrections officer at an Indiana prison, found suspect in his garage; suspect pulled gun, demanded keys, then fled; victim got own gun from car, chased suspect who stopped, pointed his gun at victim; victim then fired, hitting suspect, arm;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Type: Handgun


Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 26
State House District: 34