Suspect shot after taking aim, firing on officers in LaPorte County

first_img WhatsApp Previous articleOne person recovering after shooting on Fremont Street in South BendNext articleChesterfield man accused of beating girlfriend with soda can Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. (Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC) Indiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in LaPorte County.The shooting happened around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26, in the area of the 7000-8000 block of C.R. 500 West.On arrival, officers were met by gunfire by a suspect, with a police vehicle being struck by the suspect’s gunfire.  The officers returned fire, striking the suspect.  The suspect was later located with a gunshot wound.  Officers immediately rendered first aid to the injured.  The suspect was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  No officers were injured by the suspect’s gunfire.At the request of the LaPorte County Sheriff, John Boyd, the Indiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division was contacted to investigate the incident.Names of the officers involved will be released at a later date.  Suspect information will be released once charges have been filed with the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office. Facebook Facebook IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Suspect shot after taking aim, firing on officers in LaPorte County Pinterest Google+ Twitter By Jon Zimney – November 27, 2020 0 400 Twitterlast_img read more