Sources: 2 being questioned about explosion
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - No arrests, but investigators have served warrants in connection to the Richmond Hill blast.
Two people have been taken into custody in connection to the south side explosion that killed two people on Nov. 10 , sources tell 24-Hour News 8.
It wasn't immediately clear who was taken into custody and whether they'll ultimately be arrested or charged. The people were taken into custody at a mobile home community on the southwest side of Indianapolis. When Chopper 8 flew over the scene, officers could be seen taking items from the home.
Neighbors say the man officers took in for questioning outside the mobile home has talked to investigators before.
24-Hour-News 8 learned IMPD investigators went to the 4000 block of South Rybolt to serve a warrant and take the homeowner in for questioning in connection to the south side explosion.
Residents Whitney Essex and Brand Horton live next door to the mobile home. They were outside when the raid unfolded.
"The cops came over with machine guns and told us to get in the house," Horton said. They went inside their home and took cell phone video. It showed uncover officers at the back of the armored vehicle ready to make a move."
"It was absolutely not what I wanted to live next door to," Essex said.
Essex says the man who owns the home is Bob Leonard. She said over the past several days their neighbor talked to them about being questioned by detectives about the explosion.
"He was telling me about how they came over and asked me about the white van and if anybody came to my door to talk about the white van, that I never seen it," she said.
Essex said she saw a white van outside Leonard's mobile home for several weeks.
"He told me that it was only there for one day and that they moved a TV with it and I obviously know different because it was at his house for two weeks," Essex said.Press play in the video player for more.
Dozens of homes in Richmond Hill were damaged when the explosion hit the neighborhood. On Monday , police and the Marion County Prosecutor's office said they were looking into the explosion as a homicide investigation.
After the statement from investigators, residents of the home at the center of the explosion released a statementreacting to the turn in the investigation.
Investigators are not saying much about Leonard or the other person they took in for questioning. Check back for updates on this developing story.