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Indiana police officer fatally shot

Terre Haute police spokesman says the officer was shot and fatally wounded Friday evening while investigating a homicide

Posted: May. 4, 2018 9:42 PM
Updated: May. 4, 2018 9:45 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana State Police spokesman says the suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer has been "injured/detained" and that medics are assisting on the scene.

Sgt. Joe Watts says there was no additional immediate information. He'd previously said the suspect was barricaded at an apartment complex in Terre Haute after a shootout that killed the officer.

Terre Haute police spokesman Ryan Adamson says the city officer's investigation of a homicide led him to the Garden Quarter apartment complex on the city's west side. He says the shooter was a suspect in that homicide.

No additional information was immediately available on the male officer who was killed. Authorities say police know the suspect's name but haven't released it.

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