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Coroner: Man suspected of killing 1, firing at Evansville police dies

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Published: May. 16, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT
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A coroner's office says a gunman who police say was wounded after he fired about a dozen shots at officers in southwestern Indiana and fatally shot a man during the attack has died.

The Vanderburgh County coroner's office says Barry Freeman died Sunday night after being hospitalized following the Friday night shooting in Evansville.

Police say officers responding to reported gunfire in a neighborhood saw Freeman standing in a driveway with a rifle and that he opened fire on them.

Police say Freeman ran away and fired more times until he was shot by an officer.

Police say it appeared 59-year-old Jeffrey Kempf of Evansville came outside to see what was happening and was randomly targeted by Freeman. No police officers were wounded.

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The attached clip is part of a longer video that was posted to the Evansville Police Department Facebook page with the following text:
WARNING- The attached video may be considered disturbing to some viewers. On May 11, 2018, Barry Freeman ambushed officers who responded to a shots fired call in the 2400 block of N. Kentucky Ave. After ambushing officers, Freeman shot and killed a neighbor before being shot and killed by an EPD SWAT Team member. The incident lasted approximately 55 minutes. Freeman fired dozens of rounds from an AR-15 and a shotgun. Four law enforcement vehicles, 4 houses, and two businesses were damaged by gunfire. Fortunately, no officers or deputies were injured. Investigators recovered surveillance video from a neighbor's house that showed Freeman's assault on law enforcement. Body worn cameras also captured the event as it unfolded. We have compiled segments of videos that show potions of the incident. WARNING- The video may be considered disturbing to some viewers.

"This video from the Evansville Police Department is a reminder of the potential dangers officers can face daily," the South Bend Police Department said.

Active Shooter incident May 11, 2018

WARNING- The attached video may be considered disturbing to some viewers. On May 11, 2018, Barry Freeman ambushed officers who responded to a shots fired call in the 2400 block of N. Kentucky Ave. After ambushing officers, Freeman shot and killed a neighbor before being shot and killed by an EPD SWAT Team member. The incident lasted approximately 55 minutes. Freeman fired dozens of rounds from an AR-15 and a shotgun. Four law enforcement vehicles, 4 houses, and two businesses were damaged by gunfire. Fortunately, no officers or deputies were injured. Investigators recovered surveillance video from a neighbor's house that showed Freeman's assault on law enforcement. Body worn cameras also captured the event as it unfolded. We have compiled segments of videos that show potions of the incident. WARNING- The video may be considered disturbing to some viewers.

Posted by Evansville Police Department on Tuesday, May 15, 2018