ISP Identifies trooper in fatal shooting of Glenn Rightsell

Indiana State Police have identified the trooper involved in the fatal shooting of Glenn Rightsell as Daniel Organ of the Lafayette post.

Posted: Jan 2, 2019 8:16 PM
Updated: Jan 2, 2019 9:58 PM

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) -- Indiana State Police have identified the trooper involved in the fatal shooting of Glenn Rightsell as Daniel Organ of the Lafayette post.

ISP says Organ has no disciplinary record and is on administrative leave during the investigation.

Rightsell was shot and killed on December 28th while working on his daughter's disabled vehicle on the side of U.S. 231.

Organ told investigators Rightsell was carrying a firearm and grabbed at his weapon when Organ fired. The case will be passed on to the Montgomery County prosecutor's office once the investigation is concluded.

Video filmed by a neighbor captured the minutes after Rightsell was shot.  He was taken to a Montgomery county hospital where he died.

This story will be updated.

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