Shooting in Hope

From the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department

On 06/01/2023 at approximately 11:25 PM deputies from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office as
well as officers from the Hope Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 blk of
Elm St in Hope, IN.

A 36yo male as well as a 2yo male both suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to Indianapolis
area hospital by Lifeline. They continue to undergo medical evaluation/treatment and their condition is
unknown at this time. Initial investigation suggests this shooting stems from a family dispute.

A Robbie L. Perez 35yo of Columbus has been identified as the alleged suspect, he is possibly driving a silver Chevrolet HHR with Indiana license plate number TKQ614. Perez should be considered
armed/dangerous and possibly in any of the surrounding counties around Bartholomew County
including Rush County. If you have any information as to the immediate whereabouts of Perez please
notify your local law enforcement. If you have any further information please contact Det. Jason
Lancaster at (812) 565 – 5928.

This is a preliminary investigation. All persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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