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Man accused of murder hospitalized

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Ronald Shewmaker (Source: Clark County Jail) Ronald Shewmaker (Source: Clark County Jail)
Lisa McQuirt Lisa McQuirt
Jean Kerby Jean Kerby

CLARK COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - The man accused of murdering a southern Indiana woman has been hospitalized.

Ronald Shewmaker was arrested at his home in Harrison County Monday accused of shooting Lisa McQuirt, 32, early that morning in Clarksville.

According to police, McQuirt was hanging out with friends on Kenwood Avenue when Shewmaker came looking for her.

Police said Shewmaker shot McQuirt at least four times.

McQuirt's family said she met Shewmaker at Bottoms Up, the club where she worked, but in the last couple months he starting following her and even threatened to kill her the previous week.

Jean Kerby, McQuirt's mother explained, "He has been stalking her for quite awhile because she went to WalMart, he would show up. When she went to the store, he's right there, so he's been following her quite a bit."

Shewmaker was expected in court Tuesday, but court officials said he is in the hospital. No additional details have been released.

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