A sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot and another was injured while serving a warrant in Indiana Sunday, NBC News reported.
The shooting took place after midnight in a trailer park in Russiaville, about 60 miles north of Indianapolis, according to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputy Carl Koontz died from his wounds. The injured officer, Sgt. Jordan Buckley, was in hospital in stable condition, officials said.
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Both officers, who were serving a warrant for possession of a syringe, were able to return fire, and the suspect was later found dead. An autopsy will determine if the gunshot was self-inflicted.