March 21, 2015, at 9:57PM Jefferson County Sheriff Deputies along with the Indiana State Police responded to “shots fired” call @ 128 Skyline Drive (Madison Mobile Village). Upon arrival, officers found shell casings on the ground, discharged from a semi-automatic handgun. A group of potential witnesses had gathered at the scene, as officers secured the area for processing and investigation. It was learned the three suspects in the “shots fired” incident had fled the scene.
The investigation revealed that shots were fired during an altercation between the home owner and two of the three individuals who had fled the scene. No injuries were reported, as officers were able to identify the suspects, and vehicle involved.
March 22nd 2015, the vehicle in question was located in downtown Madison by Patrolman Scudder of the Madison Police Department. The back window of the Red Chevrolet Blazer was shattered during the Skyline Drive incident. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Cochran responded to the stop and identified the three occupants of the Blazer. All three were reported to have been at the Skyline Drive residence during the “shots fired” altercation. All three were transported to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department for further investigation, which was led by Deputy Cochran, with the assistance of Detective Denning.
After conducting interviews, Officers arrested Jacoby R.M. Scholl 18, Madison, Indiana, and Dakota S. Austin 22, Madison, Indiana; Scholl faces preliminary alleged felony charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, Intimidation, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a handgun w/o license. Austin faces preliminary alleged felony charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, intimidation, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a handgun w/o license. Both subjects are currently incarcerated at the Jefferson County jail, where they are being held on $15,000.00 cash bonds