INDIANAPOLIS — We now know the name of the Marion County sheriff’s deputy who shot a man in Broad Ripple.
His name is Lieutenant Jason Lee. He’s a volunteer reserve deputy in the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, and has been with the department since April of 2017.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says Lieutenant Lee shot William Manery on Saturday at Westfield Boulevard while police were trying to serve a warrant. Manery is wanted for assault in Tennessee and possession of a stolen vehicle in South Carolina. At some point, Manery tried to drive away from police, but ended up smashing his car into two deputy patrol cars.
Police were originally told that Manery was armed and dangerous, but IMPD says no gun was found in his car. Marion County deputies did not have body cameras, but IMPD officers did activate their own body cameras when they arrived in Broad Ripple.
No officers were hurt in the shooting. Manery was taken to the hospital and is in good condition. Lee is on administrative leave while the sheriff’s office investigates.