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Yesterday afternoon, the Indiana State Police began an investigation into a shooting that occurred at a rural Ripley County residence that sent one victim to a Louisville hospital for treatment.

At approximately 4:30 pm, on Monday, June 8th, troopers from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post and deputies from the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on West County Road 700 South after receiving a report that a male had been shot at the residence.

The officer arrived and located a 24-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower body.  The victim was transported to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana before being transferred to a Louisville area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation by Indiana State Police Detectives has determined that an altercation at the residence led to the victim being shot.  At this time, there have not been any arrests in this case and the investigation is ongoing.

No further information will be released at this time.

The Indiana State Police have been assisted by the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office and Ripley County EMS.