Suspects in Seymour shooting incident facing dozens of charges

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.

Two men are facing dozens of charges of attempted murder after multiple shots were fired into a vehicle in Seymour Wednesday night.

According to the Seymour Police Department, the incident happened behind a restaurant on East Tipton Street. Officers were called to the HIll Top Mobile HOme Park on O’Brien Street at about 11:13 p.m. Wednesday night and found that the SUV had several bullet holes in it. Six people were inside the vehicle at the time it was shot up.

Police say that the incident is believed to have started when two people started arguing over a third person.

Authorities determined that the suspects’ vehicle took off headed east on Tipton Street and was found at about 3 a.m. in the morning in Jeffersonville along with two suspects. After being questioned by Seymour officers. Police say, 19-year-old Alvin Huttsell of North Vernon admitted to being the shooter and 20-year-old Robert D. Rummel, also of North Vernon, said that he was the driver.

Police determined that at least eight shots had been fired into the vehicle, endangering the six occupants. Huttsell was arrested for 48 counts of attempted murder, and Rummel was arrested for 48 counts of conspiracy to commit attempted murder and 48 counts of assisting a criminal.