Indiana State Police are Investigating Double Shooting in Oaktown

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Knox County – Indiana State Police are currently investigating a double shooting that occurred at 3386 E. Cardinal Road, Oaktown. The investigation was initiated this evening after a family member requested a welfare check on the occupants.  Officers from the Indiana State Police and Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrived at approximately 7:50 p.m. and found a male inside the garage with serious injuries. A female was found deceased inside the residence. The male was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital, but was later airlifted to Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville.

This is an on-going investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Indiana State Police Detectives do not believe anyone else was involved in this shooting. The community is not in danger.

Lead Investigating Agency: Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Knox County Sheriff’s Department

UPDATE

Indiana State Police Detectives do not believe anyone else was involved in this shooting. The community is not in danger.

The male has been identified as Roger S. Darrough, 63.  He is still being treated for serious injuries at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville. The deceased female has been identified as Sharon M. Patton, 56.  Darrough and Patton resided together at the residence.

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