The Vigo County Prosecutor's Office releases its report on a recent police action shooting and standoff.

This is a story we first brought you last month. Police say Mikey Reynolds shot 2 people including an ex-girlfriend Amanda Kerns and another man.

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 9:07 AM
Updated: Apr 18, 2018 12:58 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (WTHI) - We have new information in a deadly standoff investigation in Terre Haute last month.

Mikey Reynolds led Terre Haute and State Police on a 20-hour standoff. Police suspected him in a double-shooting and State Police SWAT officers ultimately shot and killed Reynolds after officers say he threatened them.

Wednesday's news conference was planned to let us know what charges, if any, would be filed.

The prosecutor's office looked into whether the state police shooting of Reynolds was justified, as well as a shot fired by a city police sniper in the early stages of the standoff. Prosecutor Terry Modesitt confirmed those shootings were justified however, we told you that charges could still be filed against others involved in this incident. Modesitt confirmed that Indiana State Police arrested James Dean Blair last night.

After escaping his home on First Avenue, Reynolds went to Blair's home on Fourth Avenue. Sometime after arriving at the Blair home, Blair transported Reynolds to Walmart and back. The activity just mentioned which indicates some assistance to Reynolds has resulted in the arrest of Blair who will be in court later this week to face charges of false informing and assisting a criminal. He's currently in the Vigo County Jail.

Click play on "Full Press Conference" to watch the press conference that we streamed it live at 10.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 50°
Robinson
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 51°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
49° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 44°
Rockville
Clear
47° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 42°
Casey
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 52°
Brazil
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 50°
Marshall
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 50°
Some sunshine and clouds with warm temperatures.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Sunday Morning Forecast Update

Image

Weekend education wrap

Image

ISU Polar Plunge

Image

Coronavirus impacts farmers

Image

Swimming Sectonals

Image

TH North Evansville Harrison

Image

West Vigo North Central

Image

Sullivan Evan Bosse

Image

Linton semi-state

Image

Loogootee semi-state

WTHI Events