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Arrest in shooting that left one dead, one hurt

Posted at 9:08 PM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-13 11:47:28-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- A woman was arrested in connection with a shooting Friday night that left one man dead and a woman critically injured.

The shooting happened in the 3400 block of Lynhurst Drive around 8:45 p.m. 

Police say Rebecca Lawson, 26, drove past the home of Patrick Brown and noticed Cecilia Land's vehicle parked outside.

Lawson called Brown because she said she wanted to get something from inside the home and was upset when she found out Land was there.

Police say Lawson then shot both victims after a disturbance outside.

Lawson called 911 and surrendered to police.

She was arrested on a preliminary charge of murder and attempted murder.

Brown, 35,  died at the hospital.

Land, 38, is in critical condition.