A Richmond woman was one of four people who died Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Union County. Just after 3:30 p.m., Indiana State Police troopers and area deputies were called to the 2700 block of Nine Mile Road for a report of a serious injury two-vehicle crash. ISP Trooper Luke Tipton arrived to find that two vehicles had hit head-on and that there were three fatalities at the scene. The early investigation by Tipton and Crash Reconstruction Investigator Trooper Mark Hanna indicates that a 2014 Mercedes driven by Savanna Kinder, 23, of Richmond, was southbound when her vehicle ran off the right side of the road. A press release from Sgt.
On the same day an arrest was made on an earlier shooting, another person was shot in Richmond. Richmond Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of South 11th and D streets in reference to a disturbance and shots fired call at 3 p.m.
Meanwhile, at 3:08 p.m. while officers were on scene of the shots fired call, Traveon Hood, 20, of Indianapolis, arrived at Reid Health with two gunshot wounds. His injuries were reported as non-life threatening, according to Capt. Curt Leverton of RPD’s Investigative Services. Officers eventually learned the incident occurred at a home in the 400 block of South 11th Street and investigators obtained a search warrant for the home. Evidence was recovered from the residence that led to the arrest of Jeremy Goodwin, 32, of Richmond on several preliminary charges, Leverton said.
A Richmond man received non-life-threatening stab wounds after an early Tuesday morning incident. Third-shift officers for Richmond Police Department were dispatched at about 1:37 a.m. June 2 to the 600 block of South 13th Street on an initial report of arguing and fighting with shots being fired. While officers have not confirmed that shots were fired, they found an injured Shane Cail, 27, of Richmond, who was transported to Reid Health with stab wounds. Capt. Curt Leverton said evidence was recovered from the scene and investigators are in the initial stages of the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond Police Department at (765) 983-7247.
A Centerville man has been transported to a Dayton, Ohio, hospital after Richmond police say they were forced to shoot him Sunday morning. Richmond Police Chief Mike Britt has asked Indiana State Police’s Pendleton District to investigate a police action shooting involving officers from Richmond Police Department. The incident occurred shortly before 11 a.m., when Wayne County Dispatch put out a call for a reckless driving vehicle on the west side of Richmond. An early investigation shows that an officer was on the phone while sitting in his car in the Richmond Municipal Building parking lot when the reckless driving vehicle pulled into the lot and close to the officer’s vehicle, according to a news release from Indiana State Police. A man inside the car began yelling at the officer, “Kill me, shoot me,’” the release said.