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Putnam Scanner for Nov. 20, 2009

Friday, November 20, 2009

A 14-year-old male from Bainbridge died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head Thursday afternoon at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

North Putnam Superintendent Dr. Mary Lovejoy announced the juvenile's passing during the school board meeting Thursday night. Board members and those present at the meeting took a moment of silence.

The boy shot himself at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday in his residence. No one was home at the time of the shooting.

The case is still under investigation, said Bainbridge Town Marshall Rodney Fenwick.

Putnam County Jail

Douglas Shannon, 45, Cloverdale, was booked at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday for battery against law enforcement, operating a vehicle with a suspended license and while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement, failure to stop after damage to property other than a motor vehicle, criminal recklessness, refusal to submit to chemical test and public intoxication.

Julie Jordan, 21, Greenwood, was booked at 12:54 a.m. Thursday for public intoxication, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol level of .08 or greater.

Greencastle Police Department

Edith Snapp, 54, Greencastle, was traveling north on College Avenue at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Rodney Mann, 57, Cloverdale, which was traveling west on Franklin Street.

Snapp advised of pain to her knees from striking them on the dashboard during the collision. She sought medical attention at Putnam County Hospital.

Seniour's Wrecker Service towed Snapp's vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages.

Greencastle Fire Department

Crews were dispatched to 106 S. Spring St. at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday for a fire alarm. They were cancelled en route and were back in service at 4:38 p.m.

Crews were dispatched to 333 S. 10th St. at 6:33 a.m. Thursday for an alarm. They were disregarded en route and back in service at 6:37 a.m.