Jeffersonville OIS

Indiana State Police are investigating after Jeffersonville Police shot an allegedly armed man on Thursday evening at an apartment complex on Eighth Street. 

JEFFERSONVILLE - Indiana State Police detectives are investigating after an  armed man was shot by Jeffersonville Police on Thursday evening.  

Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Carey Huls told the News and Tribune on Friday morning that  the man shot by police was still listed in critical condition at University of Louisville Hospital, as of 9:30 a.m.  

According to ISP officers with JPD responded to an apartment complex on Eighth Street around 7 p.m. after someone called 911 about "an allegedly mentally disturbed man walking around the parking area while armed with a handgun."

Shortly after JPD made contact with the man he allegedly fired the gun into the air and pointed it at police. 

"As a result, at least one officer fired their department weapon, striking the subject," ISP said in a release. 

No officers were injured and no one at the apartment complex was injured. 

ISP is investigating at the request of Jeffersonville Police Chief Kenny Kavanaugh. 

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