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Police announced Monday night they've made an arrest in Saturday night's shooting in Morocco that claimed the life of a 21-year-old Lowell man. 

Dakoyta Corning was shot in the chest just before 8:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Polk Street, Morocco Town Marshal Dustin Gary said.

Gary said Monday night that Frank Klotz, 57, also of Lowell, has been charged with reckless homicide and is currently being held in Newton County Jail. 

Corning was taken by Newton County Emergency Medical Services to Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois, where he was pronounced dead.

The Newton County Sheriff's Office, Indiana State Police, Brook police, Kentland police, Goodland police and Morocco Fire Department assisted.

Gary stated that the case is still currently under investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available.


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