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Man shot by Muncie police accused of setting house on fire, threatening officers with a gun

Posted: 9:48 PM, Jul 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-11 01:48:04Z

MUNCIE, Ind. -- A man is accused of starting a house on fire and threatening police with a gun before he was shot by officers in Muncie last month.

Muncie Police responded to a domestic call involving Gary Mort at a home on North Franklin Street on June 29.

Officers say Mort set the house on fire and then came around from the backyard and pointed a handgun at police.

Officers responding to the scene fired at Mort in response.

Mort is charged with arson and intimidation. He’s currently booked into the Delaware County Jail.

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