TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Update: Terre Haute police said the suspect wanted in connection to a shooting that took place Thursday morning has been identified as Daphne Allen, 40.

She was arrested by detectives and is facing preliminary charges of:

  • Aggravated Battery
  • Attempted Murder
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon

She is currently being held in the Vigo County Jail.

The shooting victim was identified as Douglas Baker, 67, of Terre Haute. Police said his condition is currently stable.

Original post: A person has been shot and police are searching for leads following a shooting in Terre Haute Thursday morning.

According to Terre Haute Police Department, officers responded to the area of 9th and Poplar streets in reference to a shooting call.

Police found a male victim had been shot at the location. He was taken to a local hospital, no word on his current status.

Police said that the suspect fled the area before they arrived. Anyone with information is asked to call Detectives at 812-244-2246.