The Indiana State Police will investigate after a Porter County Sheriff’s Department officer shot and killed a 30-year-old man during a standoff at a residence on Saturday evening.
According to authorities, officers were called to a home in South Haven at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday after reports of a disturbance at the residence.
Officers later attempted to contact a man who was inside of the home, but those efforts were unsuccessful.
Authorities say that officers then entered the residence and located a man inside, whom they said was armed with a handgun. During the encounter that followed, the man was shot, and he later died from his injuries, police said.
The Indiana State Police will investigate the officer-involved shooting, according to a press release. The names of the officers involved, and details on what ultimately led to the fatal shooting, have not been released at this time.
NBC 5 has not been able to independently confirm details provided by police in the shooting.