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Terre Haute Police Officer Greg Ferency Shot and Killed in Ambush

Terre Haute Police Officer Greg Ferency Shot and Killed in Ambush

Terre Haute Police Office Greg Ferency

Terre Haute Police Office Greg Ferency

Detective Greg Ferency was fatally shot on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Terre Haute.

Court files filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana identified Shane Meehan as the suspect in the case.

According to the court documents, just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, Meehan pulled up next to the gate at the secured parking lot for the Terre Haute RA building, got out and threw a Molotov Cocktail toward the building.

Greg Ferency walked out of the building and the document says Meehan shot him. FBI Special Agent Ryan Lindgren ran out, engaging Meehan in a gun battle.

During the gun battle, the document states Meehan was shot twice before getting into his truck and fleeing the building.

Law enforcement officials found Meehan at a Terre Haute hospital where he underwent surgery for his gunshot wounds. The court document states a firearm and three Molotov Cocktails were discovered in Meehan’s tuck along with additional ammunition.

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