Crawfordsville standoff ends with shooting of suspect


CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police in western Indiana have shot a suspect who pointed a gun at officers at the end of a standoff lasting more than six hours.

Indiana State Police say the shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. Monday at a home in Crawfordsville, about 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department was called to a domestic battery report there, and upon arrival a deputy was able to get a woman out of the home.

The man then barricaded himself inside the home and fired several shots at officers. When the man went to a window, an officer shot him.

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