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Authorities investigating 'suspicious crime' at Autumn Glen condos

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Greencastle Police Department, Indiana State Police and the Putnam County Prosecutor's Office are currently investigating a suspicious crime that resulted in serious injuries to a resident at the Autumn Glen Village Condos on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Anyone with any information that could help police in solving this crime can call 653-2925.

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How can we help? We do not know what the suspicious crime is about. More info will help!

-- Posted by gunner on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 10:40 AM

An elderly wheelchair bound resident was shot in the head.

-- Posted by just a local on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 11:54 AM

Just soooo sad... I can't believe that this little town that i was born and raised in is coming to this now... Just a shame.. Whatever we can do as a community, please let us know.

-- Posted by Elynn on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 1:05 PM

The elderly lady was my Grandmother. Please help them find who did this...

-- Posted by BGorham on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 1:18 PM

My thoughts are with the family of the injured.

Should we be looking for people suddenly flush with money, sporting new jewelry they can't possibly afford, or suddenly medically altered or having 'spare pills' without a prescription of their own?

-- Posted by miraclemom3 on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 2:03 PM

Thats just sad. I think Autumn Glen Should be a gated community, their are so many elderly residents living alone there.

-- Posted by glitz-n-glam on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 5:11 PM

Thoughts and prayers for the victim. But, really, what kind of headline is this? Why put suspicious crime in quotes? Are there unsuspicious crimes?

-- Posted by sassylass on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 5:15 PM

I understand the right to individual's privacy, but when a crazed person is on the loose being discrete is not conducive to solving crime. Praying for recovery and justice.

-- Posted by lclrdr on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 5:59 PM

Were the other nursing facilities in the area notified? Along with the schools to keep the children safe, the other health care facilities should be informed to keep the their elderly residents safe.

-- Posted by whatev on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 9:46 PM

Does anyone know why their calling it suspicious? Or if they may know who did it?

-- Posted by Leelee3 on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 9:54 PM

My child attends a daycare located close to where this happened and they were NOT notified.

-- Posted by putcoresident on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 10:02 PM

I would like to say whoever shot my grandmother I hope they catch you before I do,u are a very sick person to shot someone so helpless u will get yours . And thank u for whoever is praying for our family

-- Posted by Troybb21 on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 10:18 PM

Without any other information, I am only commenting on what the "facts" seem to be by the comments and I am so sad for the victim and the community. I grew up in Putnam county and recently moved out. I was telling my husband that I feel so unsafe bc I was used to being in a small "safe" community....SO it was during one of those rants that it occurred to me that my "small" big town has had one murder in over two years (it was a family member- family member) and Greencastle has now how many? I am just so sad that drugs, violence, and theft is starting to be a norm for the little town I held dear. When will this all end?

-- Posted by doseofwhatmatters on Wed, Aug 31, 2011, at 11:06 PM

I grew up in Greencastle and moved away to better myself in 2003 or so. It is hard for me to believe that it has gotten this out of control since then. To Troybb21, I am truly sorry about your Grandmother. I am sure this little punk, who had to(no offense Troy) choose someone weaker than him, will get caught. I am sure that he is just a weak minded, adolescent with a grudge against his mother and doesn't have the cojones to deal with it. Or he some washed up Meth-head who is probably about to die from drugs. Either way my friend, justice will be served. Weak people make me sick. Life is hard for everyone, the only difference is, is that us strong ones suck it up and go on.

-- Posted by hometownMarine on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 3:58 AM

Its tragic, how can anyone live with what they have done to this little Old lady who was wheelchair bound? What kind of non-person could do this to someone? I hear that maybe they should look really hard at the family of this poor soul. Just saying........

-- Posted by Nona on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 7:07 AM

WTH is going on is this town ? I also grew up here and it has never been this bad. I think maybe we should start up some kind of crime watch's in the area's that we live in or something...I no one thing for sure I have video surveillance and a shot gun AND I do no how to use it..Might not be the answer but Ill do what I have to do to keep my family safe. And in the mean time maybe we should have some police on foot or bikes roaming around the housing districts. God please help our small town and be with this family in their time of need...

-- Posted by pureandsimple on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 9:36 AM

I live in a mobile home community here in Greencastle-we look out for our neighbors and so do the managers of this nice peaceful-clean community-we had an incident not long ago-everyone stuck together and the issue was taken care of. I feel safe here -so everyone in all neighborhoods should do as we do. I have lived here 8 years-I know people don't have a good attitude about mobile home living and rules-but .rules are for a reason-I can't live in a nicer place reasonable as I do here and feel safe.

-- Posted by bam on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 10:49 AM

The paper sell ads and just maybe they just don't get any &/or is given only the info that Law Enforcement wants released. The truth is always out there....

-- Posted by macvrod on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 12:29 PM

You know, a couple of times of hanging these people up on the courthouse lawn and this all would straighten up. What a senseless crime. I hope they find these people and they never see the light of the outside world, again.

-- Posted by wrinklenose on Thu, Sep 1, 2011, at 6:37 PM

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