Police fatally shoot Batesville man after standoff

Police in southeastern Indiana shot and killed a man who fired gunshots at them during a nearly four-hour standoff, state police said.

The shooting occurred about 11:30 a.m. Monday at a home in Batesville, 60 miles southeast of Indianapolis.

Batesville police went to the home about 8 a.m. on a call of a disturbance there, and officers evacuated an adult female and three children from the home.

While an officer stood outside a garage door attempting to make contact with the man inside, a shot was fired by the suspect toward the officer, who received minor injuries when struck by debris caused by the shot.

Shortly after 11 a.m., the suspect fired additional shots from inside the home, and when he left the garage with a handgun, officers opened fire on him, striking him, police said.

The man later died at a hospital, police said. His name was not immediately released.

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