‘Fighting for his life’: Ind. deputy shot during welfare check
Officials said the deputy is in critical condition after being shot in the head
By Suzie Ziegler
NEW HARMONY, Ind. — A Posey County deputy is in critical condition after he was shot in the head Saturday, according to Courier & Press. The deputy was identified as Bryan Hicks.
Indiana State Police said deputies were responding to a welfare check when a man opened fire. Deputies returned fire, wounding the suspect.
After Hicks was shot, police officials said he was “basically fighting for his life,” according to WFIE. On Sunday, police said Hicks was stable but still critical, the Courier & Press reported.
Posey: ISP is at 612 Short St. in New Harmony investigating the shooting of a Posey Co. Deputy. The deputy is being treated at Deaconess Midtown for his injury. The suspect is also being treated for a gunshot wound. Please keep the deputy and his family in your prayers pic.twitter.com/zIIVlsk3dI— Sgt. Todd Ringle (@ISPEvansville) September 19, 2021