FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2021
Fishers, Indiana - Fishers police are investigating an overnight death of a Fishers resident.
Shortly after 2:00am The Hamilton County Communications Center received a call from the public telephone located inside the vestibule of Fishers Police Department Headquarters located at 4 Municipal Drive, Fishers. The caller reported his intent to shoot himself. Officers quickly responded and upon their arrival they observed a White male standing in the vestibule. The officers instructed the man to exit the building to de-escalate the situation and he complied. Upon exiting, officers observed the man shoot himself. Officers immediately rendered first aid until the Paramedics from the Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services arrived. Unfortunately, the man succumbed to his injuries.
This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Detective Dean Mucha at 317-595-3330. Fishers Police Department officers are trained in Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation techniques. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or 911. Additional resources can also be found at https://stigmafreefishers.com/
Media Personnel – The identity of the victim may be released by the Hamilton County Coroner ’s Office once positive identification has been made.
Victim – Male (Deceased)
68 years old