A homicide investigation is underway following a fatal shooting in Warsaw.
According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, 24-year-old John Morino was taken into custody in connection to the death of 28-year-old Lance Lyman of Warsaw.
Deputies say they responded to a disturbance call near Clearwater Road on Sunday night.
Witnesses at the scene told the deputies that Morino had been beating up a woman outside of a cabin, when Lyman got between Morino and the woman and ended up getting shot.
Investigators say Lyman was able to get into a truck and have someone drive him to a nearby ambulance base, however he later died from his injures.
Officials say they believe alcohol played a major role in the shooting.
Morino is now in the Benton County Jail and is faces pending charges.