Indiana State Police investigating officer involved shooting

Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:24 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - According to ISP, detectives with the Indiana State Police - Versailles Post are investigating an officer involved shooting.

ISP said the shooting occurred at a rural Jennings County address Friday afternoon.

According to a release, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team responded to the 4000 block of West Country Road to serve an arrest warrant around 2:30 p.m.

The warrant was for Devin Lark, 29, of Seymour, Indiana.

Lark was wanted on multiple felony warrants out of Clark and Jennings Counties.

ISP said upon arriving on scene, Lark fled on foot from the officers.

Officials said while attempting to take Lark into custody, he pulled out a handgun and refused to drop it when told to do so.

According to the release, the deputy fired a single shot, hitting Lark.

Deputies on scene provided immediate medical attention and CPR. An ambulance responded and transported Lark to St. Vincent-Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.

ISP said Lark was pronounced dead soon after arrived at the hospital.

No officers were injured in the incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Once the investigation is concluded, the case will be presented to the Jennings County Prosecutor’s Office for review.