2 Arrests Made, Charges Filed in Brownsburg Shooting


2 Arrests and Charges Filed in Brownsburg Shooting

18-year-old Marques Hardiman

17-year-old Christian Edmon


Homicide Update

Brownsburg, Indiana (May 7, 2021)
On May 6th, 2021, in the late afternoon/evening hours, Brownsburg Police arrested 18 year old, Marques D. Hardiman, of Indianapolis (pictured left), and 17 year old , Christian D. Edmon of Indianapolis  (pictured right), for the Murder and Robbery of 20 year old, Avon resident, Emanuel L. Fonville Monday at the Brownsburg Shopping Square.  

Both Hardiman and Edmon were taken into custody without incident and booked into the Hendricks County Jail and currently have no bond. Edmon, although a juvenile was identified because he will be tried as an adult. A hearing was held Friday afternoon (05/07), and the pair are facing counts of felony murder and attempted robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.  Both men have been assigned public defenders.

Through the investigation, Brownsburg Detectives have been able to ascertain that this incident stemmed from an assumed sale of narcotics that ultimately resulted in a robbery and murder.

While there have been arrests made, Brownsburg Detectives continue to gather evidence, interview witnesses, review evidence that they continue to receive through legal service, and actively investigate this case.

Editor’s note:

Both suspects are presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.

Thank you to the men and women of Brownsburg Fire Territory attending to the injuries of Emanuel Fonville.

Thank you to the men and women of Brownsburg Police Department for your efforts to quickly bring the suspects to justice. 

Thank you to the members of the public, whose cooperation with BPD expedited the identification and arrest of the suspects.

Published 2021 05 07 6:30pm
Photos courtesy Hendricks County Sheriff
Content Brownsburg Police Department Press Release and the Editor
Copy photo by Bill Oxford on Unsplash and The Editor