While Indiana State Police continue to investigate a Sunday afternoon shooting incident in Rosedale, the names of the two law enforcement officers involved in the gunfire have been released.
ISP Trooper Michael C. Organ, 26, of Parke County, responded to the scene on South Main Street, along with Rosedale Deputy Town Marshal Kevin Bratcher, 47, also of Parke County.
Both Organ and Bratcher received minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Organ is an 18-month veteran of ISP, while Bratcher is a 12-year veteran of the town marshal’s office.
Suspect Zachary T. Buza, 19, of Rosedale, surrendered at the scene. The shooting occurred after 4 p.m. Sunday when police responded to a domestic battery complaint and a medical emergency.
According to a news release, gunfire rang out from the residence, striking Organ’s car shortly after he arrived at the scene. He and Bratcher took cover behind the police vehicle.
By 6 p.m., an ISP SWAT officers had surrounded the home, and about an hour later, Buza surrendered.
He is being held in the Parke County Jail on preliminary felony charges of attempted murder, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, and battery. Additional charges could be filed at the conclusion of the ISP investigation and consultation with the Parke County Prosecutor’s Office.