Police standoff in Washington Co. ends peacefully

Washington Co standoff

A standoff with Washington County police Tuesday evening ended peacefully.

Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 10:23 AM
Updated: Jan. 17, 2018 10:27 AM

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A standoff with Washington County police Tuesday evening ended peacefully.

Scroll for more content...

Police say at around 6:30 p.m. they responded to a domestic situation in Hardinsburg, Indiana, possibly involving weapons.

When they arrived, police made contact with a man who said he and his ex-wife had been in an argument earlier that day.

The man said that he left to run some errands and when he returned, she threatened him with a gun and fired off a shot.

The man said he then left the residence and called 911.

State Police Negotiators and SWAT arrived and surrounded the home with the woman inside.

At around 9:18 p.m. she surrendered and was taken into custody.

The woman, later identified as 49-year-old Katrina E. Heath, was taken to the Washington County Jail on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a firearm, intimidation, pointing a firearm, resisting law enforcement and attempted murder.

Related Content

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 69°
Kokomo
Overcast
73° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 73°
Rensselaer
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Fowler
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Williamsport
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 69°
Crawfordsville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 68°
Frankfort
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 72°
Delphi
Scattered Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 69°
Monticello
Scattered Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 69°
Logansport
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 70°
A Hot and Humid Holiday Weekend Ahead
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events