Officer Down - Indiana
- A police officer was killed and another wounded early Tuesday in a shootout with a gunman near a motel, authorities said.
The officers were investigating a report of gunshots near the Wooden Indian Motel at 1:37 a.m., Police Chief Tom Fautz said.
The gunman shot at the officers when they tried to apprehend him.
The officers returned fire, fatally wounding the gunman, Fautz said.
Cpl. Nick Polizzotto, 34, a nine-year veteran of the force, also died in the shooting, Fautz said.
Prayers for the fallen - especially this close to Police Memorial Month
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