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Indiana State Police Conducting Investigation intoOfficer Involved Shooting

BROWN COUNTY - JUNE 22, 2022 Further investigation by Indiana State Police Investigators and a review by the Brown County Prosecutor, Ted Adams, has revealed additional facts in the officer involved shooting that occurred in Nashville, Indiana on April 20, 2022.

Prosecutor Adams has provided the following, Brown County Prosecutor Statement

Please direct any inquiries about the above statement to the office of the Brown County Prosecutor.

This completes the investigation by Indiana State Police Detectives and there will be not be any further information available for release.

The original news release from April 21, 2022 can be found below.

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Indiana State Police Conducting Investigation into

Officer Involved Shooting

At the request of the Brown County Sheriff's Office and the Nashville Police Department, the Indiana State Police Bloomington District has been called to investigate an incident that led to an officer-involved shooting. The preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police detectives revealed that on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers from the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and Nashville Police Department responded to a residence about a suicidal subject in rural Brown County. As officers made contact with the male outside of the residence, the man purportedly pointed a handgun toward the officers. One of the officers fired at least one shot from their department-issued handgun hitting the subject. The subject was flown to an Indianapolis hospital for potentially life-threatening injuries and his current medical condition is unknown. No one else was injured in the incident.

The identity of the subject as well as the identity of the officers involved will be forthcoming.

This is an active and ongoing criminal investigation by the Indiana State Police. Once the criminal investigation is complete, the investigation will be turned over to the Brown County Prosecutor for review and determination of charges, if any, to be filed.

There is no further information to release at this time.

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