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Indianapolis Metropolitan PD

An Indiana man went on a rampage, killing four people -- including a child -- after an argument over a $1,400 stimulus check went horribly wrong.

Indianapolis police say Malik Halfacre, 25, fatally shot four people inside a home at 338 N. Randolph Street on Saturday, March 13.

Police were dispatched to investigate a report of a shooting at a residence at 253 Randolph Street just after 9:35 p.m. They found an adult female, Jeanettrius Moore, suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to Eskananzi hospital in critical condition.

Information gathered at the scene led police to the residence at 338 Randolph Street, where officers found Moore's 7-year-old daughter, Eve Moore, 23-year-old Daquan Moore, Anthony Johnson, 35, and 44-year-old Tomeeka Brown.

Relatives identified the adult victims as Moore's mother, brother, and a cousin.

All four were pronounced dead from gunshot wounds. A six-month-old child who was missing from the home was later found safe.

Relatives told WXIN that Halfacre argued with Moore and demanded half of her $1,400 stimulus check.

"He wanted some of Jeanettrius' tax money, stimulus money," cousin Wendy Johnson told the station. "She said, No, you don't deserve any of this. I work. I take care of our child. You don't do anything."

She said Moore offered Halfacre $450, telling him "take it or leave it."

Moore reportedly told a neighbor that Halfacre shot her and killed her family over her stimulus money, according to WISH.

On Sunday, March 15, a tip from the public led police to Halfacre's hiding place in an attic at a residence on the 6200 block of Eastridge.

After several hours of negotiations, a SWAT team made entry into the residence and apprehended Halfacre.

He is being held without bail on preliminary charges of murder, attempted murder, robbery, abduction of a minor child, and other charges, according to the Marion County Prosecutors Office.