Terre Haute police officer killed in the line of duty

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News 18 sister station WTHI has confirmed a Terre Haute Police Officer has been killed in the line of duty.

Posted: May 4, 2018 8:59 PM
Updated: May 4, 2018 11:40 PM

UPDATE: Terre Haute police say the shooting suspect has died. Tune in to News 18 at 11 for more.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - News 18 sister station WTHI has confirmed a Terre Haute Police Officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty.

It happened at the Garden Quarter Apartment Complex, on the southeast side of Terre Haute.

Indiana State Police says the suspect is still barricaded inside the residence.


Terre Haute Police have advised residents in the area to shelter in place.

The first call of a police officer down came over the scanners just before 6:30 Friday evening.

WTHI spoke with the Vigo County Coroner. She said she was on the scene of a homicide on South 18th Street related to this incident earlier on Friday.

This story is still developing. We will publish updates as more information becomes available.

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