WARRICK COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – Warrick County Dispatch is warning residents near Lynnville suspect on the run. Deputies say they are currently searching for 64-year-old Michael White of Chandler. Indiana. According to authorities, White has active warrants out of Warrick County for Dealing in Methamphetamine.
Earlier Tuesday evening they were calling the White ‘armed and dangerous’. At that point, White had not been publicly identified as the suspect. Authorities say the situation started with a pursuit Tuesday night.
Dispatch says White fired a shot during a chase near Clutter Road, just northeast of Lynnville. Deputies tell us they are unsure if the shot was aimed at pursuing officers or just a warning shot to scare them off.
Currently, White is still on the run. Sheriff Wilder tells Eyewitness News that Indiana State Police and Pike County Sheriff deputies have been called in to assist.
Dispatch says they sent out an alert to residents in the area telling them to lock their doors and stay inside.
Dispatch later sent a text out saying the suspect is not believed to be a danger to anyone in the area. If you see anything suspicious, call 911.
Eyewitness News has a crew on the scene and will keep you updated on-air and online.