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Trooper involved in fatal shooting of Linden man back on duty

An Indiana State Police trooper is back on the job following a deadly shooting on last month.

Posted: Jan. 9, 2019 4:04 PM
Updated: Jan. 9, 2019 4:19 PM

Linden, Ind. (WLFI) — An Indiana State Police trooper is back on the job following a deadly shooting on last month.

Related: ISP Identifies trooper in fatal shooting of Glenn Rightsell

According to ISP, Trooper Daniel Organ has returned to duty as of January 7th. He's performing administrative duties at the Lafayette post until the investigation into the deadly shooting of Glenn Rightsell is complete.

Police say the trooper shot Rightsell after he failed to follow orders and allegedly grabbed a handgun on his own waist.

As we previously reported, it happened on December 28th on U.S. 231 in Montgomery County.

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