Man fatally shot by police after armed standoff in NW Indiana: police

After several hours of unsuccessful attempts to talk to a man inside, officers forced their way into the home and fatally shot 30-year-old Alexander Tuzinski, who was armed with a handgun inside a bedroom, police said.

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A man was fatally shot by police May 1, 2021, in Porter County, Indiana.

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A man was shot to death by police Saturday after an armed standoff in Porter County, Indiana, according to police.

Porter County sheriff’s officers were called about 6 p.m. to the 700 block of Long Run Road in South Haven for reports of a “disturbance” at a home, according to Indiana State Police, who are investigating the incident.

After several hours of unsuccessful attempts to talk to a man inside, officers forced their way into the home and fatally shot 30-year-old Alexander Tuzinski, who was armed with a handgun inside a bedroom, police said.

Tuzinski lived in Valparaiso, Indiana, police said. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department said one officer was placed on paid administrative leave.

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