VIDEO: Indiana town board meeting gets violent

HYMERA, Ind. (WTHI) – Indiana State Police confirmed early Wednesday that no arrests were made following a scuffle at a Hymera Town Board meeting.

Indiana State Police Tuesday night were called to the small town, about 90 miles southwest of Indianapolis, following a fight that erupted when the town’s board passed a motion to give the marshal position to Daryl McCullough.

McCullough was set to replace Darrick Cullison, the town’s former marshal, who stated he was wrongly fired. According to News 10 records, Cullison has taken legal action against the board.

In exclusive video captured by News 10, two men are seen lunging at McCullough. The video shows one man striking McCullough in the face several times. Another man, holding McCullough by the face.


Following Tuesday night’s incident, WTHI’s Sara Schaefer received an e-mail from Cullison which reads, “I’m Sorry.”

An officer with the Indiana State Police explained that the case has been turned over to the Indiana State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations. From there, police are expected to work with the Sullivan County Prosecutor’s office as the investigation unfolds.

New information was expected to be released from Indiana State Police Wednesday.

As for the Hymera Town Board, this was its final meeting of the year. A board with new members was expected to take office for the new year.

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