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1 person dead after police shooting in Greenfield

(WISH Photo, File)

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Police have shot and killed a man Sunday morning in Greenfield, according to Indiana State Police.

ISP confirmed an adult man is dead after a shooting involving police officers, and that no officers were injured.

The man killed has been identified as Darrin Baker, a 56-year-old man from Indianapolis.

According to police, officers from the Greenfield Police Department responded to the 700 block of Bobtail Drive on a report of a domestic issue in progress with possible shots fired around 8:41 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to 911 calls from neighbors not directly involved in the issue.

Prior to police arrival to the scene, police say that Baker was outside a residence when a adult female returned home. Police say Baker fired a shot through the driver’s side window of the vehicle the femla was driving. According to police, he removed the woman from the vehicle and took her inside the residence against her will. Police say Baker knew the woman.

At 8:44 a.m., two Greenfield police officers arrived at the scene where they observed a broken window on the vehicle parked in the driveway and an open garage door. Officers entered the home through the garage where they began hearing a female screaming in distress. The officers then encountered Baker inside the home, where he was assaulting the woman while armed with a handgun.

One of the officers, Patrolman Jarrod Davis, shot Baker. Officers performed aid to Baker until paramedics arrived. The female victim was also attended to on scene, police say.

No other officers discharged a weapon.

Baker was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

The shooting happened just hours after an Elwood Police Officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Madison County.

Police arrested a suspect in that case along I-69 in Fishers Sunday morning.