Clay County sheriff’s deputy shot, rushed to hospital

The shooting happened near State Road 59 and County Road 1250 South. That area is south of Clay...
The shooting happened near State Road 59 and County Road 1250 South. That area is south of Clay City.(WTHR)
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 1:19 PM EST
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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - A Clay County deputy was shot in the line of duty Friday morning.

The shooting happened near State Road 59 and County Road 1250 South. That area is south of Clay City.

The deputy was rushed to the hospital. Indiana State Police Sgt. Matt Ames tells 13News the officer is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still searching for the suspect in the shooting. People are asked to avoid the area as officers investigate.

Clay City Junior Senior High School and Elementary School were placed on lockdown.

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