logo for print

911 call 'misinterpreted' in police shooting

By Gavin Lesnick
Evansville Courier & Press

WASHINGTON, Ind. — Investigators say a misinterpretation in the initial 911 call leading up to a police shooting in Washington, Ind., this week had officers believing they were responding to an armed homicidal man rather than a suicidal one.

Stephen T. Lee, 42, was shot fatally when three Washington police officers opened fire early Monday morning in the backyard of a home on the city's east side.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: 911 call 'misinterpreted' in police shooting

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2018 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.