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BREAKING: Officer Shot At Federal Office

Terre Haute, IN – A law enforcement officer was shot at a federal office in Terre Haute on Wednesday afternoon.

Indiana State Police (ISP) Sergeant Matt Ames said the shooting occurred at about 2 p.m. at a federal building located at 1st Street and Wabash Court, WRTV reported.

The location of the shooting was also near the Vigo County Courthouse, WTHI reported.

Police have not released the identity of the wounded officer.

Sgt. Ames said he also did not know which law enforcement agency the officer worked for, WRTV reported.

He also had no information about the condition of the officer, WTHI reported.

Police said the suspect was believed to be a white male driving a gold or silver F-150 Ford pickup truck with rear-end damage.

He should be considered armed and dangerous, and anyone who sees him was urged to call 911, WTHI reported.

The Tribune-Star reported that it appeared police had engaged a suspect near Regional Hospital.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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