UPDATE: ISP investigating fatal officer-involved pursuit in Culver

Published: Nov. 28, 2021 at 7:31 PM EST
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CULVER, Ind. (WNDU) - One person is dead after an officer-involved pursuit in Culver.

According to Indiana State Police - the investigating agency, a pursuit began for a suspect driving intoxicated around 2:15 p.m. on Sunday.

The pursuit ended at the Park n’ Shop in the 1100 block of North Shore Drive about 30 minutes later. The suspect drove his Chevrolet into a deputy, pinning the officer between his car and the suspect’s vehicle.

The officer then opened fire on the suspect who was hit by gunfire before crashing into another vehicle.

The suspect, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deputy involved is expected to survive but has been placed on paid administrative leave per protocol. .

The incident is being investigated by Indiana State Police.

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