Arrest made after report of shots fired in Galveston

The following information release was posted on the Galveston Police Department’s Facebook page on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020:

On 10/26/2020 at approximately 1:42 p.m., all law enforcement officers from the area was dispatched to the Galveston Town Hall and Police Department for possible shots fired. The alleged shot was reported to take place outside of the building. Officers arrived on scene within seconds and determined that the alleged individual was still in the parking lot.

An immediate arrest was made on the individual and transported to the Cass County Jail for booking on several charges without any further incident. Everyone at Town Hall is safe and secure. Town Hall has resumed business as usual. There is no threat to the community. Any further information regarding this incident please contact the Galveston Police Department.

Special thanks to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, Walton Police Department and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for assisting.

“We will continue to make Galveston a safe place to live as well as provide police services to all citizens with respect and uphold the upmost integrity at all times.”

Marshal, Nick Bowyer

Galveston Police Department

*** This is an ongoing investigation and all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.***