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Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the suspect who shot an IMPD officer in the throat on Feb. 27.

The suspect in that shooting, Mylik Hill, is a repeat violent offender. Hill was out on a $500 bond at the time he allegedly shot officer Tommy Mangan.

Fraternal Order of Police President Rick Snyder attended Tuesday’s press conference with the intention of asking Prosecutor Mears to explain why Hill was released on bond despite his lengthy and violent criminal history.

When confronted with Snyder’s questions, Hill turned his back and walked away

“Will you answer our questions, Prosecutor Mears?” Snyder yelled as Mears left the room.

“How are there gaps in the system?” Snyder continued. “How is there a warrant for parole and nobody caught it and the suspect was released? These are all fair questions that every resident in Indianapolis deserves an answer to – let alone the 1,700 police officers that are risking their lives.”

Synder told Hammer and Nigel Wednesday that he has still not received a response from Prosecutor Mears.

Click below to hear Snyder’s full comments.