FULTON, Ind. (WISH) - A suspect involved in a domestic situation was injured when shots were fired during a standoff with police.
On Wednesday evening, officers responded to a home in Fulton where they say 46-year-old Nicolas S. Westerhoff refused to surrender to police.
Indiana State Police North Emergency Response Team was activated and assisted in securing the scene.
Negotiations with Westerhoff were unsuccessful.
Shortly after 11:30 p.m., Westerhoff reportedly came to the door of the house and started firing his gun.
Officers returned fire and Westerhoff was wounded during the exchange.
Investigators say it is not known at this point if Westerhoff's injury was self inflicted or by officers returning fire.
Westerhoff was taken by medical helicopter to a Fort Wayne hospital in serious condition.
No officers were injured during the standoff.
Indiana State Police was assited by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, the Fulton Town Marshal, the Kewana Town Marshal and Rochester Police Department.
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