Deputies Respond to Suicidal Subject Incident

On May 26th at approximately 7:30pm, the Parke County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls in reference to a suicidal subject with a self-inflicted wound on CR 720 S near Fallen Rock Road. Deputies were directed to Jason Pruett, age 36 of Rockville, who was found with a laceration to his arm and refusing medical services for a life threatening injury. Parke County Deputies deployed a department issued taser on Pruett and was detained while emergency personnel could render aid. Pruitt was later lifelined from the scene to a nearby hospital for an extreme loss of blood. Parke County EMS, Bellmore First Responders, and Bridgeton First Responders assisted at the scene.

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