A suspect has been named and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
On Friday evening around 10:00 PM, a warrant authorizing the arrest of Vaughn Alan Whitt 31, of Milton, Kentucky for murder of Brennan Stewart 17, of Brooksburg, Indiana was issued by a Jefferson County Court. Stewart was shot during a scuffle in the 400 Block of West Vaughn Street last night around 9:00 PM and later died at King’s Daughter Hospital in Madison. Whitt is currently being held in the Carroll County Jail on unrelated charges in Kentucky. Whitt will be held there until he faces a local judge to address extradition.
A copy of the probable cause affidavit will be filed with the Jefferson County, Indiana Clerk Monday morning. This investigation is on-going. Anyone else with information regarding this incident should contact Indiana State Police Investigator Tracy Rohlfing or Investigator Pete Tressler (812-689-5000).