WABASH — On Thursday, Oct. 8, detectives working from the Indiana State Police Peru Post initiated an investigation into a police officer involved shooting and an alleged stabbing of 10-year-old Kayden Sendelbach.
The stabbing has now turned into a murder investigation as Kayden died at 6:28 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. An autopsy is pending.
The suspect in the police shooting, William Sendelbach, 32, is expected to survive his injuries. William Sendelbach was hit by multiple bullets when Wabash police officers returned fire because he was allegedly shooting a shotgun at them. Wabash Police Sergeant Nick Brubaker was hit in the leg with a round allegedly fired by Sendelbach. Brubaker is expected to make a full recovery.
No further information will be released at this time.