Ripley County Prosecutor Releases Statement Regarding Holton Shooting

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first_imgRIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — Members of law enforcement have worked continuously since late Friday after the police action shooting near Holton.According to Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney, Ric Hertel, the initial call came as a result of a domestic altercation that had taken place at the residence.Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the residence which led to the homeowner, Timothy Bowman, firing at the officers.Bowman was struck by return fire from law enforcement and then remained in his home until later that night when he ultimately surrendered to the Indiana State Police Emergency Response Team.Two search warrants were authorized that night by Judge Sharp to search for and seize any evidence of a crime including firearms and ammunition along with Bowman.Those were served that night into the next day.Hertel noted that he will meet with detectives from the Indiana State Police as their investigation continues to determine appropriate charges.That decision may come as early as this week.last_img

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