Shooting results in felony charges including attempted murder


TERRE HAUTE — A man accused of shooting two teens after meeting them through Snapchat has been charged.

According to court documents Christopher M. Compton has been charged with

  • Attempted murder (x2)
    • A level 1 felony
  • Robbery resulting in serious bodily injury
    • A level 2 felony
  • Armed robbery
    • A level 3 felony
  • Aggravated battery with substantial risk of death (x2)
    • A level 3 felony
  • Criminal recklessness
    • A level 5 felony

The teens were shot in Brookside Estates on March 11 when they were attempting to buy marijuana.

One teen was shot twice in the abdomen and a bullet grazed the head of the other teen.