Indiana Police Officer Injured by Domestic Violence Active Shooter
Randolph County, Indiana — Four people were injured after a domestic situation resulted in an hours-long standoff Friday.
The Indiana State Police said the situation started around 3 p.m. Friday when a Randolph County deputy responded to a home in the 800 block of West Chuch Street along with the Lynn Marshall and Lynn Deputy Marshall. The call was in response to a domestic situation between a man and his wife.
When the officers arrived, the ISP says they were fired on by a man inside the home with a rifle. The officer retreated, but one of the officers was hit with shrapnel from one of the rounds.
Other agencies arrived and a shootout started between officers and the man inside the home. During the shootout, two other officers were hit with shrapnel.
The shooting stopped around an hour after the incident began. Police tried contacting the man for four hours before SWAT entered the home and found the suspect, John Resetar, upstairs suffering from a gunshot wound.
Resetar was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. The officers injured in the incident suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The ISP continues to investigate the case as of Friday night.
9 P.M. UPDATE: Randolph County EMA says the shooting incident has been resolved.
While the shelter in place has been lifted, the area remains an active crime scene. The department asks people to avoid the area while the investigation continues.
PREVIOUS. — Police are investigating an active shooter situation at a home in Lynn, Ind.
Indiana State Police say the situation is happening in the 800 block of West Church Street. Police say the incident started after officers responded to a domestic disturbance report. When they arrived, officers were fired at by an individual from inside the home.
Numerous agencies are on the scene and the surrounding blocks have been shut down. Police tell people to avoid the area and stay indoors, as the person continues to fire at officers.
This is a developing story. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.
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