Shelbyville man killed by officer’s shot

The autopsy of a man killed in a Tuesday night shooting in Shelbyville revealed the man died from an officer’s rifle shot.

Indiana State Police say that the autopsy of Steven Oliger indicate the bullet that struck him was a .223 caliber round fired from the rifle of a Shelbyville Police Officer. The official autopsy report will not be available for several weeks. Police say Oliger fired a shot from the deck of a home at 1103 Fallway Court at about 10:30 p.m. when an officer returned fire.

ISP says that Shelbyville Police Chief Mark Wiedner does not wish to release the identity of the involved officers at this point. The investigation is ongoing.