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Montgomery County deputy involved in shooting

Posted at 9:28 AM, Sep 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-23 20:55:57-04

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. -- State Police are investigating after a Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy was involved in a shooting early Saturday morning. 

Call 6 has learned deputies were called to respond to a "violent male" in the 100 block of East Walnut Street. When police arrived, police learned the man had a gun and he started making threats.

Indiana State Police say as officers were preparing to leave, a male came out of the house with a weapon and allegedly pointed it at bystanders and officers.

The suspect was shot by a deputy and was transported to Franciscan Hospital in Crawfordsville and was later taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital by an air ambulance in serious condition. 

A press release from the Sheriff's office says the shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. in Waynetown. 

It is unknown who fired the shots first.

At this time, the conditions or identities of those involved have not been released.

Indiana State Police were on-scene during the incident and will take over the investigation.

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