Indiana State Police: Deputy Carl Koontz dies following Howard Co. shooting

Courtesy: Indiana State Police

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana State Police have confirmed that Deputy Carl Koontz has passed away following Sunday morning Howard County shooting.

Deputy Koontz, 27, was shot in an exchange of gunfire in Howard County while carrying out a warrant.

He was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital originally in very critical condition.

Koontz was a three-year veteran of the Howard County Sheriff Department.

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