According to the Clark County Sheriff’s Department, a Sellersburg man was placed into custody Monday evening after shooting his wife.
Jordan Cunningham, was taken into custody without incident.
His wife, Sadie, was transported to a local hospital with one gunshot wound to the chest.
According to police, she is in serious condition but expected to survive.
Police did not say what type of weapon was used.
The suspect and victim do not live in Clark County but were visiting a relative.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Sheriff Scottie Maples wishes to thank the Indiana State Police and the Sellersburg Police Department for their assistance during the investigation.
Maples said he wanted to reassure the public there is no continued threat to the public. “The investigation is ongoing and the authorities are working tirelessly to gather all relevant information,” he said in a release.
“We understand this is a concerning and unsettling incident for our community, and we want to ensure our citizens that we are taking all necessary measures to ensure their safety,” said Maples. “We ask that anyone with information related to the incident come forward to aid in the investigation.”
The Clark County Sheriff’s Department asks that anyone who is a victim of domestic violence and needs assistance should contact them at 812-246-6996 to request an officer, or to go clarkcountysheriff.com and click on the domestic violence tab and they will have an advocate contact you.