TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Investigators haven’t yet determined a motive for the ambush shooting of a western Indiana police officer outside an FBI office in Terre Haute, an FBI official said Thursday.
The suspected gunman in the Wednesday afternoon shooting remained hospitalized after being shot by an FBI agent, said Paul Keenan, the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Indianapolis office.READ MORE: Cook County Offers Assistance With Eviction Moratorium Ending; Landlords Say Moratorium Has Had Their Hands Tied
Keenan said the filing of federal charges was “imminent” against the suspected gunman and that his identity wasn’t being released until then.READ MORE: Chicago Seniors Give 'A Spoonful Of Hope' To Those In The Community Who Need Meals
The shooting killed Terre Haute police Detective Greg Ferency, a 30-year department veteran who had been a federal task force officer since 2010.MORE NEWS: Some Chicago Bars And Restaurants Are Beginning To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination This Week
“We’re still looking at motive, and we’re leaving all avenues open at this time,” Keenan said.