Indiana police officer killed in shootout

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – An Indiana police officer was shot and killed Friday evening, KSWB partner WTTV reports.

The officer was shot at the Garden Quarter Apartments in Terre Haute — southwest of Indianapolis — just before 6:30 p.m.

The suspect was inside of a residence in the complex armed with a rifle. Authorities told people near the scene to stay inside and take shelter.

The officer is reportedly with the Terre Haute Police Department and was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The shooter was later injured and arrested by police.

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