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Officer killed while responding to car crash

Officer killed while responding to car crash
Posted at 9:30 PM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-27 18:45:05-04

HOMECROFT, IN (WISH/CNN) - A police officer in Indiana was shot and killed Thursday.

Witnesses said Southport Lt. Aaron Allan was responding to a rollover car crash near a home in Homecroft when the driver opened fire.

Allen was hit multiple times. He was rushed to a hospital, where he later died.

Two responding officers returned fire, shooting and injuring the suspected gunman.

A passenger in the vehicle had to be taken to a hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

Their names were not released, but officials say they should survive.

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