Three people were shot Tuesday night just over 24 hours after
a man was killed at the same downtown intersection.
Shots were fired from a vehicle around 9 p.m. at Vine and Garfield
Place. The bullets went into a group of people holding a vigil for Joshua Lamar
Taylor, the man fatally shot Monday night.
Chief of Police Jeffrey Blackwell said he is confident the
shootings are related.
All three victims have non-life threatening injuries,
according to police. Two of the victims were reportedly uncooperative with
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Chief Blackwell indicated violence is very uncommon in the
downtown Business District, but said loitering has been a recent issue in the
No suspect information has been released.
Piatt Park is blocked off while authorities investigate.
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