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Police ID suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Indiana

Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 1:34 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2021 at 3:35 PM EDT
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RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WXIX) - Indiana State Police have identified the suspect who was killed Sunday in an officer-involved shooting in Ripley County.

The suspect, 37-year-old Joshua Ebinger from Osgood, Indiana, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Stephen Wheeles.

Detectives from the Indiana State Police responded to a domestic disturbance between the suspect and a female around 9 a.m. at the 8000 block of East County Road 900 North near Sunman, Indiana.

According to state police, officers were made aware that a gun was involved in the incident and that the suspect was violating a protection order that the female had in place against him.

When officers arrived, they moved the female to a safe location. They say Ebinger then came out of the residence and pointed a handgun at them.

Two officers fired their weapons at the suspect, Sgt Wheeles said.

No officers were injured, according to police.

The situation is still under investigation.

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