*Update* Officer Involved Shooting-Names Released

first_imgSunman, IN-The investigation into the officer involved shooting that occurred yesterday in northern Dearborn County is ongoing.  During the incident, two officers shot at a man who pointed a firearm at them when they arrived at the scene of a disturbance, reported to involve a man armed with a gun.  That man was shot at least once and later passed away at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville, Indiana.The deceased has been identified as Christopher A. Schmitt, age 58, who lived at the residence where the incident occurred.  Schmitt’s family has been notified.One of the officers involved in the incident was Trooper Jordan Craig, a three year veteran of the Indiana State Police. The second officer was Deputy Brian Weigel, who has been an officer with the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department for over a year.The investigation will be handed over to the prosecutor’s office for review at its conclusion.last_img

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