MUNCIE, Ind. - Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found dead in the back yard of his apartment in a Muncie public housing complex, the city's first homicide of 2014.
The Star Press reported (http://tspne.ws/1fFJCQz ) Gary Wayne Barbour Jr., 29, was found dead about 2:50 a.m. Saturday.
Delaware County Coroner Scott Hahn said he had been shot multiple times.
Police Lt. Steve Cox said police are still trying to determine what led to the shooting, but said police have identified a person of interest.
Barbour was convicted of dealing in cocaine in 2011 and sentenced to eight years in prison. He was released in 2013.
Information from: The Star Press, http://www.thestarpress.com
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