A Wayne County man accused of shooting and killing his brother-in-law on September 24, has been indicted by a local grand jury.
Tim Reynolds was indicted for murder and tampering with physical
evidence. The grand jury returned the indictment on Tuesday, November
The charges stem from the shooting death of Mark Duncan, 52, of
Monticello. The incident occurred on Duncan Road in the Meadow Creek
area of the county.
According to state police, the investigation indicates that the two
family members were involved in a disagreement that led Reynolds to
The citation filed in the case indicated that Reynolds, 55, called
to report the shooting. He told 911 operators that Duncan was lying
in the middle of the road.
The citation alleges that Reynolds said he shot Duncan multiple
times, hit him over the head with a wrench and then returned home to
report the incident and wait for law enforcement to arrive.
In the citation, Reynolds said he and Duncan had an "ongoing
dispute." Reynolds said that as he drove his truck to his mother-in-
law's home, he saw Duncan's truck stopped in the road. He alleges
that Duncan began approaching his vehicle. At that time, Reynolds
told police that he retrieved a handgun from his vehicle, aimed it at
the subject and fired the gun. He allegedly continued to fire the gun
until the victim fell to the ground, according to the citation.
Reynolds told police that he then retrieved a wrench from his
toolbox and struck Duncan several times over the head before he
returned to his home.
Reynolds had been lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center. A
property bond was posted on November 27 and he has since been
released on bond. He will be arraigned in Wayne Circuit Court on December 16.