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Indianapolis police officer shot, suspect killed after chase

4 months 2 weeks 1 day ago July 25, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Monday, July 25 2016 July 25, 2016 8:47 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Indianapolis police say an officer has been shot and another officer is injured following a chase and exchange of gunfire with a suspect, who was killed.

Indianapolis Police Chief Troy Riggs told reporters Monday evening that the officer who was shot was taken to a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. He says the second officer has "very minor injuries."

Riggs says the incident began on the city's northwest side when the officers tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. He says the driver led police on a chase and began shooting.

The chief says the chase came to an end and police and the suspect exchanged gunfire. The suspect was fatally struck. He was not immediately identified.

Police say a passenger who fled the suspect's car is in custody.

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