UPDATE: Henry County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect who barricaded himself inside a Spiceland home after firing shots at officers was found dead in the home.
The suspect has been identified as 77-year-old Leslie Odier. Authorities say Odier fired shots at officers in Spiceland after a domestic dispute. Odier reportedly fled back into the home and a short time later officers heard a single gunshot from inside the home.
An investigation into the Odier’s manner and cause of death is being investigated.
SPICELAND, Ind. (WISH) — Henry County deputies were fired upon after being called to a home in Spiceland after a domestic situation Wednesday night.
According to Henry County Chief Deputy Jay Davis, officers were called to a home in the 2200 block of West County Road 700 South around 7 p.m. after a man’s wife reported he “snapped” and began firing shots inside their home.
The woman was able to safely leave the home.
When officers arrived, the suspect fired shots at them through the door. Deputies exchanged gunfire and the suspect has gone silent since.
No officers have been injured while responding to the incident.
Henry County Sheriff Richard McCorkle said the incident remained “active” as of 10 p.m.