UPDATED 4:14 AM SUNDAY: The Metro Police officer wounded in Saturday’s shooting is out of Methodist Hospital already. Her injuries were not life-threatening. The female officer, who was not immediately identified, is “in good spirits” said Police Randal Taylor.
The shooter is in critical condition, wounded in a gun battle with officers who cornered him in the 1600 block of West 30th Street. He is suspected in the shootings of two other people earlier in the 6400 block of Kentstone.
Both were taken to St. Vincent Hospital. One has stabilized but the other was still in critical condition late Saturday. When officers spotted the suspect vehicle in that incident, a chase began–ending with the shootout at 30th Street.
All officers who fired their weapons are on administrative leave which is standard practice in such cases.
INDIANAPOLIS — A police officer was shot in an incident on the near northwest side.
The incident started with a call to police about shots fired along Kentstone Drive in the area of 62nd and Michigan Road.
Officers arrived and started chasing to the area of 30th and Riverside where the suspect fired shots at them. It’s not clear if officers returned fire.
A female officer was wounded in the arm. The suspect got away, but the officer was alert and talking with EMTs. She is in good condition at the hospital.
Two other people were also shot in the incident.
Police are in the early stages of their investigation.