The pastor husband who saw his pregnant wife shot to death last week in their Indiana home spoke out about the murder for the first time yesterday.
“It’s really hard to sort through all of the emotions of what we re feeling about all this,” Blackburn, whose wife was 28, told ABC News.
“We’re confused. We don’t understand why. We’re angry. We’re not really sure what to do.”
Blackburn told police he returned from the gym to find his wife unconscious on the floor with a gunshot to the head. She died a day later after being removed from life support.
Blackburn said during the interview that police haven’t “given me a ton of details,” saying they’ve shared as much information with him as they have with the public.
He said: “Amanda didn’t have an enemy in the world. I can t imagine any reason why. That’s why this has baffled us as much as anybody. That’s why we’re trusting the investigators. They’ve been so good to us through this whole process, trying to keep us up to speed on what they have.”
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Yesterday, police released an image of the alleged suspect. He is described as male, between 5’4″ and 5’9″ tall, with a slim to medium build.
Police say there was no forced entry into the Blackburn home the night Amanda was shot, but have not revealed how the suspect entered the home.
The couple’s toddler son, Weston, was home at the time of the shooting but was uninjured.
A gun was recovered in a yard of a house less than two blocks away from the home, Indianapolis police confirm to PEOPLE.
However, a police spokesman tells PEOPLE that the gun does not appear to be related to the murder, though cops have not ruled out that possibility.
The gun was found four days after the murder after a man happened upon it while doing yard work, police say.