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Woman shot by former boyfriend at Subaru in Lafayette

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Posted at 4:58 PM, Sep 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-28 11:11:10-04

LAFAYETTE — A woman is in critical condition after she was shot by a man woman was injured after she was shot by a man Monday at the Subaru facility in Lafayette, according to police.

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department were called to Subaru of Indiana Automotive in the 5500 block of SR 38 E. for a report of a possible shooting. Arriving officers located the female in the parking lot suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and later airlifted to Indianapolis where she remains in critical condition.

The woman has been identified, but WRTV does not identify victims and will not be releasing her name.

Police say both people involved were employed at the plant. On Tuesday morning, Lt. Justin Hartman said the woman and man were in a previous relationship but police did not have any additional details to release.

According to a spokesperson for Subaru, the second shift at the plant was canceled on Monday. The plant has been given an all-clear shortly after the suspect was found dead, according to the spokesperson.

A preliminary autopsy found that the suspected shooter — Mark Jones, 57 — died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Tippecanoe County Coroner Carrie Costello.

WRTV Report Kelsey Anderson contributed to this report.