Victim in deadly shooting was from Vincennes

(WISH Photo, file/Marcus Collins)
(WISH Photo, file/Marcus Collins)

PRINCETON/VINCENNES, Ind. (AP/WTHI) — The victim of a deadly shooting in Princeton, Ind. has been identified as Raheim Bright, 21, of Vincennes.

Police in southeastern Indiana say Bright was shot in the head by a man who confronted him during a fight outside a home.

Princeton Police Chief W.W. George says the man died after being flown to an Evansville hospital following the shooting early Friday. George tells the Evansville Courier & Press that the 53-year-old suspected shooter was in custody and being questioned by investigators.

George says Bright was among a group who left a bar and went to a duplex across the street, where a fight broke out in a neighboring lot.

The chief says the older man came outside and was possibly trying to hit the younger man in the head with the handgun’s butt when it fired.

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