Man accused of shooting person who broke his window

A person is recovering after being shot early Wednesday morning in Clinton County.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020 11:42 AM
Updated: Feb 12, 2020 2:25 PM

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A person is recovering after being shot early Wednesday morning in Clinton County. The man who police said fired the shots is behind bars.

Just after midnight, deputies were called to County Roads 7500 East and 100 North. When they got there, police found the victim with non-life-threatening injuries.

Josh Reister

Investigators said Josh Reister heard a knock at his door and saw the victim outside. Reister told deputies he knew the person. When Reister didn't answer the door, the victim allegedly broke a window while knocking. Deputies said that's when Reiser fired a handgun towards the window and hit the victim.

Reister was arrested for criminal recklessness and aggravated battery. He's being held in the Clinton County Jail.

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