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Police: Officer-involved shooting leaves man dead in Gary

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Feb 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-06 10:58:57-05

GARY — An officer-involved shooting in Gary left a man dead Tuesday evening, police said.

Officers called to a home for a domestic situation encountered a man in his 40s armed with a rifle and barricaded inside, Gary police said.

Family members were able to leave the home and a SWAT team was called in, WLS-TV reported.

The man left the house and got into a car, but was confronted by SWAT officers, including one who shot and killed the man, police said.

No one else was injured.

The officer involved in the shooting will be put on administrative leave during the investigation, police said.

The Indiana State Police will investigate the shooting.