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UPDATE: State Police ID Man Shot And Killed By Police In Wabash County

29-year-old Travis Tucker was wanted for burglary in Huntington County


WABASH COUNTY, Ind. --  Indiana State Police have identified the man shot and killed by Sheriff's Deputies in Wabash County. 

29-year-old Travis Tucker was killed inside a truck in a cornfield. He was wanted for burglary in Huntington County. 

Investigators are still not saying what transpired , but they say Tucker was armed with a shotgun inside the pick-up. 

In a press release, state police say:

"At some point, there was an incident that led to three officers from the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department and one officer from the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department allegedly firing gunshots at Tucker"

Tucker was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics tried to save his life.


Original Story:

WABASH COUNTY, Ind.-- A Kokomo man was killed in a police-involved shooting in northern Indiana Wednesday afternoon.

State police say deputies from Wabash and Huntington counties received a tip about a robbery suspect out of Huntington County around 4:20 p.m.

They found the 29-year-old man in a pick-up truck in a field near CR 400 North near CR 500 East in Wabash County.

So far, the investigation shows the man was armed with a shotgun.

A short time later, an incident led to three Wabash County deputies and a Huntington County deputy firing gunshots at the man.

Paramedics tried to save the man's life, but he died from the gunshot wounds. His name has not yet been released.

No officers were injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

(Photo by artolympic/Thinkstock.)

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