Indiana State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

Indiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in LaPorte County.

About 5:15 p.m., the LaPorte County Sheriff’s office received a call of shots fired in the 7000-8000 block of C.R. 500 West, according to a statement from state police.

Responding officers “were immediately met by gunfire,” police said, and their vehicle was struck.

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The officers returned fire and struck the suspect, according to police said. They later found the suspect with a gunshot wound and officers rendered first aid, police said.

The suspect was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. No officers were injured in the incident.