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Names Released In Huntingsburg Shooting
Updated February 4, 2016 10:06 AM | Filed under: Crime
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Zachary Tyler Peek

(HUNTINGBURG) - Police have released the names of those involved in the officer involved that happened Tuesday afternoon in Huntingburg.

According to an Indiana State Police news release, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Huntingburg Police Department received a message through social media from 27-year-old Zachary Tyler Peek of Huntingburg.

Peek requested that officer meet him at League Stadium on the south side of town.

Concerned by the nature of the message, and knowing that the department had been to recent calls for service with Peek, the responding officer requested that a supervisor go with him to meet Peek.

After arriving in a parking lot on the east side of League Stadium, Officers Tyler Stivers, Tim Mullens, and Christian Gogel found Peek standing in the middle of the parking lot, holding what appeared to be a revolver.

Multiple commands were given by officers for Peek to place the weapon on the ground, to which he refused to do.

Peek then raised the gun, pointing it directly at Stivers. Stivers and Gogel fired on Peek, striking him multiple times.

Officers immediately requested emergency medical services for Peek. He was transported to Memorial Hospital in Jasper and was transferred to St. Mary's in Evansville, where he remains in serious condition.

Officers on scene were unharmed.

This incident remains under investigation by the Indiana State Police.



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