Police fatally shoot man in southeastern Indiana
HUBBELLS CORNER, Ind. (AP) — State police say officers fatally shot a man in southeastern Indiana after he pointed a firearm at them as they were responding to a disturbance.
Indiana State Police said a state trooper and a Dearborn County Sheriff’s deputy were investigating a report of an armed man when they approached a home Saturday morning in rural Dearborn County, about 30 miles west of Cincinnati.
Police said that as the officers neared that home a man pointed a firearm at them and both officers fired their weapons.
The man was struck at least once by the gunfire, and was pronounced dead at a hospital in nearby Batesville.
The man’s name was not immediately released by police.
Neither officer was injured. State police will investigate the shooting near the village of Hubbells Corner.