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Man Killed After Charging At Jefferson County Deputies
Updated August 17, 2015 7:27 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(HANOVER) - Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a 43-year-old man who was shot dead after charging at Jefferson County deputies in a "highly agitated manner" after being struck by a stun gun.

Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace says John Unsworth of Hanover was fatally shot about 4:45 a.m. Saturday.

Wallace says deputies responded to a report of a fight. Wallace said people in the house told deputies Unsworth, a family member, was out of control and had attacked them.

Wallace said Unsworth ignored verbal commands and continued to move toward deputies after being struck several times by a stun gun. Wallace says the deputy who fired feared for his life.

Unsworth was pronounced dead at a hospital.



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