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Indiana county deputy shot, critically injured while on duty

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NEW HARMONY, Ind. (AP) — A county deputy from southwestern Indiana was shot and seriously injured while on duty.  Several officers responded to a welfare check just before 7 p.m. on Saturday in New Harmony when a male homeowner allegedly started firing a weapon toward the officers. Indiana State Police say the officers returned fire. A Posey County deputy was “shot and critically injured” and the man inside the residence was also struck. Both were being treated at a hospital in Evansville roughly 25 miles away about  Indiana State Police said the incident remained under investigation. 

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