The Washington Times-Herald

April 22, 2014

Shots fired at officer's homes in Knox County


The Washington Times-Herald

---- — VINCENNES — Early Sunday, the Vincennes Police Department began investigating a report of damage to a marked city police vehicle parked outside the home of an officer. Upon further investigation, it became apparent that the damage was from a gunshot. The vehicle sustained damage and the home of the officer was believed to have been struck by the projectile.

Thereafter, it was determined that a Knox County Deputy's home located in the same neighborhood had also been damaged by what appeared to be multiple gunshots. There was a marked county vehicle at the home as well. As the investigation continued, two other Vincennes City Police Officer's marked vehicles were also damaged by gun fire at their homes and the home of one of those officers also sustained damage from the projectile.

The Vincennes Police Department, Knox County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police are actively investigating the incident and seeking information. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vincennes Police Department at 812-882-1630.