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Man charged in break-ins before shooting of pastor's wife

INDIANAPOLIS -- Prosecutors have charged a man with helping two others break into homes just before the pair's alleged deadly attack on an Indianapolis pastor's pregnant wife inside the couple's house.

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Diano Gordon WTTV

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office announced the filing of burglary and theft charges Monday against 24-year-old Diano Gordon. He's charged with breaking into two homes on Nov. 10 with 18-year-old Larry Taylor Jr. and 21-year-old Jalen Watson.

Taylor and Watson face murder charges for the shooting death of 28-year-old Amanda Blackburn, which police say happened shortly after her husband left for the gym about 6 a.m. Investigators have said they believe Blackburn was killed during a burglary, and have said there was another burglary the same morning two houses away.

Gordon doesn't face charges in Blackburn's death or the break-in at their home.

Gordon has been jailed on an alleged parole violation since Nov. 19. Court records don't list an attorney who might comment on his behalf.

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