Officer, suspect killed after shootout in Indiana

Suspect detained in fatal shooting of Indiana cop

The death is the first in the line of duty by an officer with the Terre Haute Police Department since July 11, 2011.

It has been a somber day for law enforcement officials in the Wabash Valley as fallen officer Pitts has been transported to a funeral home. We are inundated with kind/loving messages and for that we are thankful.

Terre Haute police and police from different companies surrounded the constructing within the Backyard Quarter condominium advanced on the town's south facet shortly after the capturing, Adamson stated.

An Indiana police officer was shot and killed Friday evening, KSWB partner WTTV reports.

Police were investigating a homicide on South 18th Street.

One of his bullets in the exchange of gunfire hit Pitts.

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The police officer was on the scene as a part of a murder investigation, Terre Haute police spokesman Ryan Adamson stated, however authorities didn't reveal when the murder occurred. "I would just ask that you keep our officers in our thoughts and prayers".

"It is another tragic loss for the Wabash Valley and the Terre Haute Police Department", Sgt. Joe Watts of the Indiana State Police said.

The suspect's identity wasn't immediately released.

The standoff came to an end when Terre Haute police special response team officers made entry into the apartment through a second-floor window by way of a ladder.

When the state police investigation is complete, it will be submitted to the Vigo County Prosecutor's Office for review.

The officer, though rushed away from the site, succumbed to his wounds at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

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