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Jurors find Indianapolis man not guilty of 2017 murder

Posted at 7:12 PM, Apr 16, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — Not guilty is the verdict in the trial of a 21-year-old Indianapolis man who was charged with a shooting that left a woman dead and her husband wounded.

Damarcus Jackson was acquitted of murder, attempted murder and robbery charges in the April 2017 case in which 23-year-old Lonneisha Wellington was shot to death and her husband, Alexis Wellington, was wounded at the Phoenix Apartments on Meadows Drive.

According to information from the Marion County prosecutor, the Wellingtons were returning home with groceries when they were shot in a stairwell.

Lonneisha died at the scene, while Alexis was critically hurt.