Police ID 2 men killed at convenience store

By The Associated Press

LAFAYETTE — The suspect in a fatal shooting at a northwestern Indiana convenience store died of a self-inflicted single gunshot wound, Indiana State Police said Tuesday.

The victim of the Sunday evening shooting at the Family Express on Old Indiana 25 in Lafayette was identified as Ryan James Baughman, 42 of Delphi, police said. The cause of death was fatal gunshot wounds to the body.

The suspect was identified as Kirklan Allen Conley, 22, of Lafayette.

When officers arrived on the scene, one person was found dead inside the store and a gunman was outside. When deputies tried to detain the gunman, shots were fired and he was killed. police said.

Tippecanoe County Sheriff Bob Goldsmith said the gunman fired at two of his deputies after they arrived in response to a 911 call about a shooting, and the deputies returned fire. Both deputies have been placed on paid administrative leave.

Police haven't released a motive for Baughman's shooting.

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