A Whiteland resident set fire to his home and business before shooting himself on Wednesday evening, police said.

Police and firefighters were called to Rush Graphics on Graham Road, just south of Whiteland Road. The fire was out by 10 p.m.

Police said this morning that the fire was intentionally set by the homeowner, before he shot himself. The investigation is ongoing.

The blaze could be seen from Interstate 65.

Rush Graphics makes advertisement signs for businesses and organizations.

This story will be updated.

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Michele Holtkamp is editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at mholtkamp@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2774.