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Police-Involved Shooting in La Porte County

(LaPorte County, IN)  -  State authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in LaPorte County Thursday night. 


At about 5:15 p.m. La Porte Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 7000-8000 N block of CR 500 West in Springfield Township.  According to a State Police report, officers were fired upon by a suspect, with a police vehicle being struck.


Officers returned fire and hit the suspect, who was given first aid at the scene.  The suspect was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City. 


So far, no other details have been released, as Indiana State Police continue to investigate.  HometownNewsNow.com will provide an update as soon as more details come to light.

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