Shortly after 6:30 pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a domestic situation with weapons at 102 Lapping Road, Hardinsburg, in Washington County.

When deputies and troopers arrived on the scene they made contact with a male subject who stated he was the one who called 911.

He stated he and his ex-wife got into an argument earlier in the evening and he left the residence to run errands.

He stated when he returned home his ex-wife threatened him with a firearm and allegedly fired a round from the gun.

He stated he left the home and called 911.

The female was allegedly in the home by herself.

A perimeter was set up around the home and shortly after this Indiana State Police Negotiators and SWAT members arrived.

At 9:18 pm, the female, from the above mentioned address, surrendered to officers.

She was taken into custody and transported to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for questioning and to be booked in. 

Indiana State Police SGT. Jerry Goodin and Chief Deputy Sheriff Brent Miller speak to WSLM.
Washington County EMS arrives at the scene to transport the suspect to jail.
At the scene of the standoff on a cold night in Hardinsburg.
Outside the home where the standoff took place. SWAT team and Indiana State Police breached the front of the house to reach the suspect.