1 critically hurt in Kendallville shooting; 2 sought

February 6, 2019

One person was critically injured and two others are being sought in connection with a shooting in Kendallville late Monday, Kendallville police said tonight.

Police said they received a call about 11:05 p.m. reporting possible shots fired in the area of North Main and Wayne streets. A statement said officers from Kendallville and Avilla police and the Noble County sheriff’s department located a residence where a gunshot was believed to have been fired.

While officers were responding, police said, a person suffering from an apparent gunshot wound was brought to Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville and left by two people. Those people were believed to be driving a 2008 blue Chevrolet Impala with Michigan license plate DYS3000.

The victim, whom police did not identify, was treated at the hospital and transferred to a hospital in Fort Wayne in critical condition.

Police said they believe the shooting took place in a garage behind a residence in the 300 block of North Main Street.

As a result of their investigation, they said, a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Kyle Andrew Laverne Gibson, 27, of Kendallville on an aggravated battery charge.

Police said Gibson is believed to have at least two firearms, and people are asked to call Kendallville police if they have information about his current location.

Kendallville police said they are also attempting to locate Alexis Jordan, 26, a person of interest, whom they said may have information about the shooting and may be with Gibson.


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