Howard County correctional officer injured in altercation with inmate

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. -- A correctional officer was injured in an altercation with an inmate who was being held in "protective custody" Thursday afternoon. 

According to the Howard County Sheriff's Office, Corrections officer Evan Fiscus, 26, was injured during an incident involving inmate Bobby Lee Bowman, 36, just after noon. 

The altercation occurred in a "protective custody" unit where Bowman was being held on criminal charges of criminal confinement, intimidation, domestic battery by means of a deadly weapon, habitual criminal offender and a petition to revoke a suspended sentence for a previous criminal offense. 

Officer Fiscus was taken to Community Howard Hospital and treated for a concussion. he was released Thursday afternoon. 

The incident remains under investigation by the Howard County Sheriff's Office and additional charges will be filed with the Howard County Prosecutor for review. 

MORE TOP STORIES | Husband, wife dead in murder-suicide in Hendricks Co. MAP: Where are the sex offenders near you? | Former UIndy standout basketball player identified as victim of freak crash on I-65 |  Kindness from young people at the FFA convention inspires an Indianapolis woman to pay it forward |  Papa John's blames NFL, anthem protests for falling pizza sales


Top Trending Videos

Print this article Back to Top