TIPTON, Ind. (WISH) - Emergency personnel in Tipton requested the assistance from 35 Indiana State Police troopers over the weekend to aid in emergency operations to flooding in the area.
During a 10 hour period, crews evacuated 51 people, three dogs, and a bearded dragon. Evacuations were ordered after homes became flooded by water and residents were in danger of being trapped.
Troopers manned flooded intersections during the peak of the Tipton emergency, and directed citizens to safer routes.
Officers also helped motorists retrieve their vehicles that were disabled after attempting to drive through flooded roadways.
The Indiana State Police says a Crawfordsville police officer followed the rules when he was involved in a shooting on Nov. 23.
On Tuesday, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed suit against an Indiana business that sold a gun used to shoot an IMPD officer.
Shelby County officials say one person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a head on crash that involved a semi and a vehicle.