Shootout Kills Officer, Suspect

Gunfire exchanged in Indiana hospital
By Bob Cronin,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 3, 2023 5:50 PM CDT
Indiana Police Officer Killed in Hospital Shootout
This June 2023, photo provided by the Tell City, Indiana police department shows Sgt. Heather Glenn, who died July 3, 2023, during a confrontation at a southern Indiana hospital. Authorities say police confronted a man at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Ind., leading to gunfire that...   (Tell City Police Department via AP)

An exchange of gunfire in a southern Indiana hospital ended with a police officer and a suspect shot to death. Tell City police and other agencies had been called early Monday after a domestic violence victim told employees that the suspect was headed to the hospital, WDRB reports. Sgt. Heather Glenn tried to arrest Sean Hubert, who officials said refused to comply, and used an electronic device that failed to subdue him. "During a brief struggle, Hubert produced a firearm and Sgt. Glenn was shot," Indiana state police said. "Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department returned fire and shot Hubert."

Sgt. John Davis told the AP that officers didn't know Hubert had a weapon. Glenn had worked for Tell City police and the Perry County Sheriff's Office for a total of nearly 20 years. "Our police department suffered a tremendous loss," Tell City Chief Derrick Lawalin said, per CBS News. "We lost a dear colleague, a dear friend. Sgt. Glenn—she's a cornerstone of our department." (More police officer death stories.)

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