(LINTON) - Officers from the Indiana State Police, Linton Police Department and the Greene County Sheriffs Department were called to a home in the 400 block of Southwest J Street in Linton Friday just after 6 p.m.
According to ISP Sgt. Curt Durnil, the public information officer at the Bloomington Post, when officers arrived they found 48-year-old James Jarman on the back porch of the home with a handgun.
Jarman would not relinquish the weapon.
Officers began negotiating with Jarman, but a conflict ensured and shots were fired.
Jarman was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
Police say no other information can be released at this time.
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