Muncie teen fatally shot outside restaurant

Posted at 5:25 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 11:37:44-04

MUNCIE, Ind. – A teenager was fatally shot outside of a Muncie restaurant Thursday afternoon.

Muncie police said 17-year-old Allaya Jackson was shot outside Tuppee Tong Thai restaurant at 310 W. Main Street. She was pronounced dead at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Officers said a woman accused of shooting Jackson surrendered at Muncie City Hall shortly after the incident.

The shooting happened following the sentencing of 20-year-old Deshaun Jackson, police said, and those at the scene were at the hearing.

The woman was taken into police custody, but later released. 

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