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Dry Run Circle shooting victim identified

The victim in last weekend’s shooting on Dry Run Circle in Batesville has been identified as Jamal Balentine, 21, according to the 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Balentine is listed in stable condition in a local hospital. He was shot in the abdomen on Saturday, Feb. 10, by a female, according to Holly Meyer, the prosecuting attorney for the 16th Judicial District. Investigators are still interviewing witnesses to determine if the shooting could have been self-defense, noted Meyer.

No charges have yet to be filed in the shooting.

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