Sullivan Standoff Ends in Death of Suspect

Indiana State Police investigators are looking into a standoff-related death at the Days Inn at U-S 41 and State Road 154 in Sullivan.
Indiana State Police report around ten a-m, an un-named female staying at the hotel had allegedly threatened Days Inn staff. Officials claim she locked herself in her room; authorities eventually entered the room, where they claim she brandished a firearm.
Police then cleared the facility, and called in SWAT team members. Around five-40 yesterday afternoon, police claim she pointed a firearm, this time at SWAT personnel. The SWAT team then engaged the suspect with a department firearm.
The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. )An autopsy will be conducted at ten this morning in Terre Haute.) The victim’s name has not been released, pending notification of family members.

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