Two young sisters killed in Kokomo fire Christmas Eve

WRTVPublished: December 26, 2017Updated: December 27, 2017
Published: December 26, 2017Updated: December 27, 2017

A man who tried to steal a pickup truck in Kokomo was thwarted by a 9-year-old inside the vehicle who was armed with a pellet gun. Kokomo police responded to a report of an attempted theft of a red 2009 Dodge Two children who were killed in a house fire in Kokomo Christmas Eve have been identified as 10 and 12-year-old sisters.  Firefighters were called to the home on North Morrison Street just after 3:30 a.m. When they arrived on the scene the home already up in flames.  The Kokomo Police Department says three kids and two adults were able to safely escape the home. They were taken to a local hospital to be treated Two other children were found dead inside after the fire was extinguished.  Those two have been identified as sisters, Alexis Ann Jones, 12 and Mercedes Faith Jones, 10.

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