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Trooper shot man who fired at officers during standoff, Indiana State Police say

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Oct 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-29 08:42:49-04

HOLTON, Indiana -- A member of the Indiana State Police shot a Ripley County man who fired at officers outside his home Friday evening, according to ISP Sgt. Stephen Wheeles.

The Ripley County Sheriff's Department, ISP and Indiana Excise Police were called to a domestic disturbance on North County Road 850 West at about 5 p.m. Friday.

Timmy Wayne Bowman, 48, barricaded himself inside his home with a firearm,  Wheeles said.

At one point, he came outside and fired at least one shot at the officers, Wheeles said. A four-year ISP veteran shot back and hit Bowman, who went back inside.

Bowman surrendered at about 10 p.m., and a medical helicopter took him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Wheeles said his condition wasn't known Saturday morning.

Once ISP finishes its investigation, it will turn over the case to the Ripley County Prosecutor's Office to review for possible charges.