The Switzerland County Sheriff’s Department posted the information below a few minutes ago:

“There was an active shooter situation early this morning in Jefferson Co, but subject is now in custody. Currently the road is remaining closed and will update when it is opened. Further information should be released from Indiana State Police.

An earlier post from the Switzerland sheriff’s department said:

“At this time East State Road 56 at 129 is closed. You can travel on 129 but will have to detour if traveling toward Madison. We will update page when road is open.

“As of now we know that in Jefferson Co., the road is closed up to Splinters Ridge but I am unable to confirm if you can travel on Splinters Rdg. Doe Run should be open on Jefferson Co. side.

Multiple law enforcement vehicles and other first responders began tearing east on State Road 56 Saturday before dawn. So far, the only official information available is from Switzerland County.



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