Vanderburgh County Sheriff: shots fired call to Dogtown Tavern is classified as a police action shooting, 2 arrested


VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) — Around 7 p.m. Friday, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call at the old Dogtown Tavern on Old Henderson Road. The situation has since been confirmed to be an officer involved shooting.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, a man and a woman were believed to have stolen a car earlier in the day and exchanged fire with a deputy when he tried to arrest them. The deputy was not hurt.

Police have confirmed the involvement of two sheriff’s deputies and an EPD officer but did not elaborate the extent of their involvement.

After an exchange of gun fire, the woman was taken into custody. The extent of her injuries are unknown at this time.

Around 11 p.m. VCSO confirmed the man is also in custody and say he is wounded.

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(This story was originally published on September 25, 2020)

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