On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at approximately 3:06 p.m. the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the 4400 block of US 231 North regarding a homeowner who was holding someone at gunpoint. Responding units were advised a shot had been fired from the homeowner and that he was holding the person at gunpoint in a field.
As deputies arrived, they found a male lying in the field with a bullet wound to his hip area. Deputies and Troopers from the Indiana State Police began assisting this male with first aid and he was later transported to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis for a single gunshot wound. This investigation is just beginning and no names or additional information is being released at this time.
There is no ongoing threat to the public.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the Indiana State Police and Crawfordsville Fire Department.