NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEHT) – Indiana State Police and the Posey County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy was shot in New Harmony Saturday evening.

Troopers said Posey County Dispatch received a call around 6:45 p.m. for a welfare check in the 600 block of Short Street.

Troopers said while deputies and the New Harmony Town Marshal were still outside of the home, the homeowner started shooting toward the officers. 

We’re told law enforcement shot back.

One deputy was shot taken to an Evansville hospital in critical condition.

Troopers said the suspect was also shot. His condition is unknown.

The FBI in Indianapolis confirmed Evansville agents are helping with the investigation.

We are working to get more information and will keep you updated on-air and online.