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Police-involved shooting leaves domestic violence suspect dead

Happened in the small Henry County town of Kennard
Posted at 7:55 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 20:14:43-04

KENNARD — Henry County deputies shot and killed a man involved in a domestic incident Wednesday in the small town of Kennard, about 50-miles east of Indianapolis.

Indiana State Police have taken over the investigation. According to ISP, Henry County Deputies responded to a domestic situation at a house on South Main Street in Kennard shortly after 1 p.m.

A woman outside the house had been beaten up and the male suspect, 50-year-old Troy Willey, was inside and refused to come out. Investigators say Willey lived there with the woman.

Told Willey was possibly armed, Henry County and State Police SWAT negotiators tired for about four hours to get him to come out.

At about 5:30 p.m., SWAT officers went into the house through a side door and found Willey armed with a revolver. According to state police, officers ordered Willey to drop the gun. When he refused, officers were forced to fire. Willey died at the scene.

Indiana State Police investigators and crime scene technicians are investigating the police-involved shooting. Results of that investigation will be handed over to the Henry County Prosecutor.