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Police: Koontz's killer used two guns

Posted at 8:08 PM, Mar 23, 2016

KOKOMO, Ind. -- The man accused of fatally shooting a Howard County deputy on Sunday used two handguns in the attack, police said.

Police say Evan Dorsey fired both a 9mm and a .357-caliber handgun at Deputy Carl Koontz and Sgt. Jordan Buckley.

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Koontz was struck in the pelvis, later dying of his injury.

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Three days after the shooting, police are still figuring out what caused Dorsey to fire at the officers before taking his own life.

"We have several pieces of this puzzle that have to be put together," said Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine. "We're talking to the officers involved. That's going to give us a really good, clearer picture of what actually happened."

State police were waiting for the official coroner's report to comment any further on the investigation.

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