Police identify man shot and killed by Lawrenceburg officer, woman found dead in nearby apartment

Male shot by Lawrenceburg officer dies, female found dead inside nearby apartment, sergeant says

LAWRENCEBURG, IN (FOX19) - Police identify a man who was shot and killed by a Lawrenceburg officer Saturday morning and a woman who is dead in connection with the incident.

In a press release, Sgt. Stephen Wheeles states the shooting took place at the Summit Pointe Apartments on Deer Run Drive around 3 a.m.

Wheeles says when officers arrived, they found Brandon Evans, 33, who was naked and holding a knife.

An officer shot Evans who was pronounced dead at the scene.

While canvassing the apartments, Wheels says officers located Staci Coyne, 37, dead inside one of the apartments.

Investigators believe the two incidents were connected and that Evans and Coyne knew each other, according to Sgt. Wheeles.

Sgt. Wheeles says the officer who shot the male is unharmed.

Evans had allegedly entered a different apartment in the building and caused damage inside the unoccupied apartment before officers arrived, Sgt. Wheeles said.

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