Crawfordsville Police Officer Shoots Suspect Near Wabash College Campus

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Crawfordsville Police Officer Shoots Suspect Near Wabash College Campus

ISP says the suspect pointed a gun at the officers causing one of the officers to open fire in self-defense.

 

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. -- A police officer in Crawfordsville fired his gun last night near the Wabash College campus, say Indiana State Police.

Sgt. Kim Riley with state police says Crawfordsville officers were called to a home along Walnut Street around 1:00 this morning. They say it was a "domestic-suicidal" situation.

"Shortly after arrival of the officers, the suspect was confronted and reportedly pointed a handgun at the officers," Sgt. Riley said in a press release. "In self-defense, one of the officers fired at the suspect hitting the suspect at least once." 

The suspect was taken to Franciscan Hospital in Crawfordsville with non-life threatening injuries.  

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