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Indiana officer killed in the line of duty

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • The officer and his K-9 are shot while executing a warrant
  • The officer is a six-year veteran of the Terre Haute, Indiana, Police Department
  • He leaves behind a wife and two children

(CNN) -- An Indiana police officer was killed Monday in the line of duty.

Officer Brent Long was shot when he entered a Terre Haute, Indiana, home to serve a felony probation violation warrant, said Sgt. Joe Watts of the Putnamville District of the Indiana State Police.

Long, a six-year veteran of the Terre Haute Police Department, was with four other police officers and their K-9, Shadow, who was also shot, said Watts.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, but the investigation has not yet confirmed how the suspect died, Watts said.

Long leaves behind a wife and two children.

CNN's Joe Sutton contributed to this report.