RICHMOND, Ind. (WDTN) — A man is in the hospital after being shot by an officer during a standoff in Richmond on Thursday.
According to Richmond Police Department, the incident began as a dispute between neighbors just before 3 p.m. on Rich Road near Flately Road on Thursday, May 4.
Police reported that an 81-year-old man had shot a 42-year-old woman. She was taken to Reid Health with non-life-threatening injuries.
The man barricaded himself in the home and three SWAT teams were called to the scene. Indiana State Police reported that several attempts at communication were made with the man. At one point, the suspect reportedly fired a round at police.
The man also allegedly approached an opening within the residence and aimed a firearm at police. Police SWAT members then discharged their firearms, striking the man at least once.
Per usual protocol, the members of the Indiana State Police SWAT team who shot at the man will be placed on administrative leave.
The man was then taken into custody and transported to the hospital. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.
This incident remains under investigation.