Cass County Sheriff's deputies involved in fatal shooting of Walton man

Scene of a shooting in the 600 block of Carol Dr. in Walton, IN. (Josh Blankenship, WTHR)

WALTON, Ind. (AP) - State police say a 45-year-old man has died after an officer-involved shooting in rural northern Indiana.

State Police Sgt. Tony Slocum says Cass County sheriff's deputies were called about 4 a.m. Saturday to a home about a man stabbing himself with a knife.

Slocum says a confrontation followed and deputies shot the man, later identified as William Pollard.

The deputies weren't injured. Pollard was pronounced dead at the scene.

Slocum says state police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

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