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The Indiana State Police is on the scene at the Washington County Fairgrounds investigating a shooting this afternoon where a City of Salem Police Officer has shot and killed a male suspect near the Washington County Fairgrounds.

The incident occurred around 2p this afternoon.

According to ISP Sgt. Carey Huls, the name of the victim hasn’t been released.

Huls also did not release the name of the officer but did say the officer was safe and unharmed.

Huls hasn’t released additional details as to what type of investigation was going on when the shooting occurred.

Huls said the shooting occurred near the creek at the back of the fairgrounds.

Stay tuned to WSLM for additional details.