Victim dropped off at hospital with fatal gunshot wound, suspect accused of murder

Source: Unsplash; Kokomo police

Mar. 18 2022, Published 11:16 a.m. ET

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A victim was dropped off at the hospital with a gunshot wound and later died. Now, a suspect faces a murder charge.

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Around 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 23, police in Kokomo, Indiana, responded to a hospital after a person dropped off the victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Izjohn S. Trice.

When police arrived at the hospital, Trice had been pronounced dead, according to Kokomo police.

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On March 15, a warrant was issued for Johnathan L. Capers, 32, for murder.


Investigators did not say if the suspect knew the victim or released a possible motive for the shooting.

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Capers was being held in Howard County jail for an unrelated case, and on March 16 was charged with murder, police said.

Source: Unsplash; Kokomo police

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