RUSSIAVILLE, Ind. – Authorities say two central Indiana sheriff’s deputies have been shot while serving warrants.
WXIN-TV (http://bit.ly/1R7qpYj ) reports that Howard County Sheriff Steven Rogers said at a news conference that Sgt. Jordan Buckley and Deputy Carl Koontz were serving arrest and search warrants at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday at a trailer park in Russiaville, which is about 60 miles north of Indianapolis.
The officers were shot at when they went inside. Both were taken to a hospital.
Rogers says Koontz, who has been with the department for two years, had surgery and is in critical condition. Buckley, a nine-year veteran, is in stable condition.
The suspected shooter, who has not been identified, died. Authorities say they don’t know whether he was killed in a shootout or from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Information from: WXIN-TV, http://fox59.trb.com/news/