The woman went inside the residence but when she came back outside, she pointed the weapon at the police officer and a deputy who had arrived on scene, according to Indiana State police. The deputy fired one round, hitting the woman.
The officer and deputy provided medical attention to the woman until firefighters and paramedics arrived. Their names are expected to be released in a future update.
Both the police officer and deputy have been placed on paid administrative leave, in accordance with each department’s policy. Indiana State Police is investigating the shooting. Once the investigation is completed information will be released to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office for review.