ISP: Investigation begins after officer allegedly shoots, kills suspect in North Manchester
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – An investigation started Tuesday after a North Manchester police officer allegedly fired the gunshots that killed a man.
According to Indiana State Police, officers from the North Manchester Police Department pulled over a pickup truck for a traffic violation just before 6 p.m.
The driver, 41-year-old Michael Kline, stopped his truck in a parking lot on State Road 114.
ISP says there was an incident during the traffic stop that lead to an officer from NMPD allegedly firing gunshots at Kline.
The details leading up to the shooting have not been released.
Officials say other officers and paramedics attempted to save Kline but he later died from his injuries.
The case is still under investigation and will be passed on to the Wabash County Prosecutor’s Office.