ISP investigating officer involved shooting in Waynetown

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Indiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Montgomery County. It happened in Waynetown just before 2 a.m. Sunday.

Posted: Sep. 23, 2018 6:58 PM

WAYNETOWN, Ind. (WLFI)— Indiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Montgomery County.  It happened in Waynetown just before 2 a.m. Sunday.

According to Indiana State Police, officers responded to an alleged drunk and disorderly subject at a party in Waynetown. Police said the man in question appeared intoxicated and belligerent.

After police had the scene under control, they said the man came out of the home with a weapon and allegedly pointed it in the direction of bystanders and officers. A shot was fired by an officer striking the subject.

The man was taken to a local hospital and was later taken to an Indianapolis hospital with serious injuries. No one else was injured in the incident.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office asked Indiana State Police to conduct the investigation. The name of the subject or officer is not being released at this time.

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