BATESVILLE — The Indiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at a Batesville, Indiana residence after a nearly four-hour standoff with an armed suspect who had fired at officers.
The incident began at around 8 a.m. when the Batesville Police Department responded to a disturbance at a residence located on Bridlewood Trace Road in Batesville. Upon arriving at the home, officers were able to get an adult female and three children out of the home. While an officer was standing outside the garage door attempting to make contact with the man inside, a shot was fired by the suspect in the direction of the officer. The officer received minor injuries when he was struck by debris caused by the shot. The officers then set up a perimeter around the residence.