Person injured in officer-involved shooting in Crawfordsville

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Photo from scene on May 22, 2019

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A person was injured in an officer-involved shooting in Crawfordsville early Wednesday morning.

The Crawfordsville Police Department was called to 300 block of South Walnut Street in reference to a domestic/suicidal situation.

Shortly after officers arrived, police say a man pointed a gun at officers, and in self-defense, one of the officers shot him at least once. Police identified the man as 36-year-old Lucas Anderson.

Anderson was transported to a hospital in Crawfordsville with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the face. He was treated and then transported to the Montgomery County Jail on preliminary charges of domestic battery and strangulation.

No officers were injured in the incident.

This shooting happened just blocks away from the heart of Wabash College and several fraternity houses. No students were involved in this, and the home where this shooting happened is not part of student housing.

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