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Police shoot at actor, mistake him for robber

No one was hurt in the incident

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(WXIN/Indiana State Police via CNN)

Indiana State Police mistakenly took an actor filming a movie for an armed robber and shot at him, reports local news station WRTV.

Officials say police were called to the Back Step Brewing Company after a person reported seeing a man in a mask, carrying what appeared to be a gun and entering the back of the building.

Officers arrived to the scene where they saw the actor, Jeff Duff, in a mask. Police fired at Duff when he turned toward officers, but struck a building. Duff removed his mask and dropped the prop gun, telling officers he was filming a movie.

Police took Duff into custody until they could verify his story.

Indiana State Police are still investigating the shooting.