LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police shot an 80-year-old southern Indiana man.

The shooting happened Tuesday around 1 a.m. in Seymour at a home on Westgate Road. That's where police say Alvin Otte pointed a rifle toward officers.

Seymour Police Officer Michael Payne fired at least one shot, hitting Otte in the arm and causing him to put the weapon down, according to officials.

Otte was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. 

Officer Payne is on paid administrative leave while the shooting is under investigation.

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