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Officer Killed Following Shooting in Terre Haute, Suspect Dead

Last updated on Saturday, May 5, 2018

(TERRE HAUTE) - A police officer was shot and killed Friday evening in Terre Haute.

According to WTHI, the officer was shot at the Garden Quarter Apartments just before 6:30 p.m. on the south side of the city, east of US 41 and an Ivy Tech campus.

The suspect was inside of a residence in the complex armed with a rifle. Authorities told people near the scene to stay inside and take shelter.

The officer is reportedly with the Terre Haute Police Department and was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Just after 8:45 p.m. , ISP said that one female got out of the apartment. The suspect was taken into custody after 9:15 p.m. and later reportedly died.

The officer's name is being withheld until family members can be notified.

The Vigo County coroner was on the scene of a homicide earlier Friday related to this shooting.

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