One dead in officer-involved shooting in Wolcott

The suspect was taken to a Monticello hospital. Upon arriving, he died from his injuries.

Posted: Jun 16, 2021 2:40 AM
Updated: Jun 16, 2021 8:51 AM

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The Indiana State Police is investigating a police officer involved shooting in White County. 

Around 9:20 Tuesday night, White County Sheriff’s Department Deputies, the Monon Town Marshal and a Wolcott Town Deputy Marshal went to serve an arrest warrant at 403 West Anderson Street in Wolcott.

The arrest warrant was for 56-year old Perry Boyd.

Upon arrival, Boyd fled into the residence. Deputies followed Boyd inside. Shots were fired by officers and Boyd. A Wolcott Town Marshal and Boyd were hit. 

First aid was provided to both Boyd and the Marshal while waiting for EMS. 

The Wolcott Town Marshal was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injures.

Boyd was taken to a Monticello hospital. Upon arriving, Boyd died from his injuries. 

The White County Prosecutor will look over ISP's completed investigation before the names of the officers involved are released. 

This is an active and ongoing criminal investigation by the Indiana State Police.

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