Princeton Police Searching for Suspect in Shooting

Update: Charges have been filed for 49-year-old Landon Bairfield Monday night. Princeton Police continue their search to arrest Bairfield in connection to a shooting last week in the Princeton Area.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 9:26 PM
Updated: Apr 19, 2021 9:38 PM

Update: Charges have been filed for 49-year-old Landon Bairfield Monday night. Princeton Police continue their search to arrest Bairfield in connection to a shooting last week in the Princeton Area.

The victim of the shooting told investigators that Bairfield shot him in the hand.

According to the affidavit, Bairfield is dating the victim's mother, and an argument between the son and mom may have incited the shooting.

Officials say Bairfield was last seen in the East St. Louis area which is his hometown.

Anyone with information should contact police. Again, Police say Bairfield is considered armed and dangerous and to not approach him.

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On Tuesday Night, the Gibson County Sheriff's Office said that they were currently searching for 49-year-old Landon Bairfield in connection with a shooting in the Princeton area.

The call came in around 7:50 PM, and we were told by Princeton Police Assistant Chief Mike Hurt that the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Bairfield is a black male, approximately 5 ft 8 in, 175 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

He was driving a Gray 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo and was last seen in the area of Princeton, Indiana, but there is no current known direction of travel or clothing description.

If you see this man, please call 911 or (812) 385-3496 option 1. Police say Bairfield is considered armed and dangerous and to not approach him.

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