According to Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Dustin Houching there was no further information to release about Sunday evening’s shooting in Salem that left a woman in a Louisville hospital.
Houchin said the investigation is continuing.
At approximately 6:18p, Salem Police Department and Captain Chad Webb were dispatched to 402 West Walnut Street after a report of a gunshot wound.
It is not known at this time if the wound was self-inflicted or otherwise.
Officers located a woman who had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the leg
Washington County EMS arrived and transported the female, who at this time has not been identified, to St. Vincent Hospital, where she was flown by helicopter ambulance to University of Louisville hospital for further treatment.
The Indiana State Police and Washington County Sheriff’s Department investigated along with the Salem Police Department.
Sheriff Brent Miller said they were letting the Salem Police handle the investigation.
Salem Police have not released details of the incident or the name of the victim.
The house was located at 402 West Walnut Street and is owned by Robert Lee and Janice Tye, who live on Lake Salinda Road in Salem.
According to Webb, he did not know the current status of the victim.
“No further details are being released at this time,” Webb said Tuesday.
The investigation is ongoing and WSLM will update this story when more information is made available.