Shots fired at four officers during welfare check in southeast Indiana


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DEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Police confirmed that four police officers were shot at during a welfare check Friday afternoon in southeast Indiana.

Officers with Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department and Aurora Police responded to the 5700 block of Dutch Hollow Rd. in Aurora at around 2 p.m. for the check.

ISP said shots were fired at officers from a man inside the residence. He was taken into custody Friday evening and the situation was resolved peacefully.

During a press conference, Sgt.  Stephen Wheeles could not comment on the operations at the scene, but said they were going to try everything they can to bring the standoff to a peaceful resolution.

He said officials believed there wasn’t a threat to the public. Wheeles could not comment on why officers were sent on the welfare check.

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