Kendallville police officer shoots suspect during struggle


KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northeastern Indiana police officer struggling with a domestic violence suspect shot and wounded the man after he pulled a handgun from his waistband.

Indiana State Police say the shooting occurred about 8 a.m. Friday at a home in Kendallville.

Police say the Kendallville officer arriving first at the home contacted the man and a struggle ensued outside. When the man produced the handgun, the officer fired his service weapon.

Police say the suspect was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries wasn’t clear. The officer wasn’t hurt.

State police are investigating the shooting.


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