MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say police in central Indiana shot and wounded a man who set a home on fire during a domestic dispute and pointed a gun at officers who responded.
State police say Muncie police and firefighters responded early Friday and the man's wife reported he was still inside the home where they lived. Officers tried to get inside, but the smoke was too thick. As firefighters arrived, police say the man came around the side of the home with a gun.
Police say officers told the man to drop the gun, but he refused. Officers shot the 56-year-old man, who was taken to a hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. The Delaware County prosecutor's office is expected to consider possible charges against him.
- Police shoot, wound Indiana man after domestic dispute, fire
- Police: Domestic dispute led to shooting deaths in Monticello
- Indiana police wiretapping dispute continues
- Authorities: 79-year-old man shoots, wounds Indiana trooper
- Man shot, wounded after leading Indiana police on chase
- DAY 4 TRIAL: Domestic disputes between Smith, Kincade spanned years, police say
- West Lafayette neighborhood on lock down after shots fired in domestic dispute
- Indiana prosecutor resigns after domestic abuse sentencing
- Man charged after lying to police about gunshot wound
- Man stabbed with kitchen knife in dispute