GRANGER, Ind. — An Indiana State Police trooper was shot inside his house in Granger, and his son is accused of attempted murder.
Officers were dispatched to the home of Indiana State Trooper Matt Makowski around 11:08 p.m. Thursday.
Makowski was shot in his lower body and is in “semi-stable” condition in the Intensive Care Unit at a local hospital after undergoing surgery.
After conducting numerous interviews and gathering evidence at the scene, police detained Makowski’s juvenile son. He’s at the Juvenile Justice Center on a preliminary charge of attempted murder.
We will update this story as soon as more information is made available.
Here’s a closer look at the home where an @IndStatePolice Trooper was shot last night. It’s his home and he was off-duty at the time.
Police tell me he didn’t die. He was taken to hospital for surgery. I don’t know his condition now.
— Caroline Torie WSBT (@CarolineTorieTV) February 22, 2019