Brent Knapp Charged With Murder

by Staff on July 21, 2010 · 9 comments

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Brent Knapp22-year-old Brent Knapp, Bedford, was arrested yesterday afternoon in the shooting death of Braden Wilson. Knapp was charged with murder and taken to the Lawrence County Jail at 3:40 p.m.

Police received a 911 call Tuesday morning from a man who requested an ambulance and stated that his roommate had been accidentally shot. When Police arrived, they found that Braden Wilson and Rachael Miller had suffered gunshot wounds. Both were taken by ambulance to Bedford Regional Medical Center.

Wilson was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound to the head. Miller was treated at BRMC for a gunshot wound to the arm and later transferred to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where she was treated and released.

Police do not yet have a motive for the shooting, and Knapp remains in custody without bond.

Knapp was previously arrested on June 16th after a fight at a party in which an 18-year-old man was treated for a cut.

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