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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.
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Officer accidentally shot during training

An officer from a southern Indiana law enforcement agency accidentally shot himself in the leg Monday morning at the Allen County Sheriff’s Training Facility on Adams Center Road.

According to Allen County Sheriff Department spokesman Cpl. Jeremy Tinkel, the officer was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Just before 11 a.m., the officer was participating in a training exercise and as he drew his weapon, the trigger caught on either his jacket or pants and fired a round, which grazed his leg.

The superficial injury was accidental, but the matter remains under investigation, Tinkel said.

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