IMPD Officer in good condition after being shot on Indy’s east side

INDIANAPOLIS – Just after 7:00 p.m. on May 5, 2019,  officers with The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were attempting to apprehend a shoplifter from the Lowes located in the area of 25th and Post Road in Indianapolis Indiana.   During a physical struggle with the suspect an officer was shot.  The officers wound(s) was treated on scene by other officers before being transported to Eskenazi Hospital by the same officers.  The injured officer is reported to be in good condition tonight.

Homicide Detectives along with The Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) responded to the scene and immediately began  conducting the investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist with identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence.

The investigation is just beginning and as it continues some preliminary information has the potential to change.  We do not anticipate releasing any new information this evening.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).  Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers

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