Police ID suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Indiana
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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