Authorities investigating rest stop shooting death

Bartholomew County deputies are investigating a possible shooting death at the Interstate 65 rest stop in the county.

Chief Deputy Maj. Chris Lane said that there was a report of a single shot being fired at the rest stop at about 6:25 a.m. Thursday. Deputies found 63-year-old Alvin Wayne Bickell, of Columbus, lying on the ground. Bickell was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Coroner Clayton Nolting says that an autopsy is being arranged.

Authorities say the public is not in danger and deputies are not searching for a suspect.