INDIANAPOLIS – On December 31st, 2017 at 4:38 P.M., Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) arrived at 6700 Hollow Run Drive on a report of a subject pointing a firearm. During the field investigation, Officers learned a current IMPD Recruit Officer may have been involved in the incident. The caller informed officers that a suspect who she believed to be an IMPD Officer pointed a firearm and engaged in a physical altercation with her boyfriend.
As a result, an investigation was immediately conducted. The results of this investigation concluded and a warrant was issued for Mr. Moussa Niang. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office charged Mr. Niang with Strangulation, Pointing a Firearm, and Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury.
Chief Bryan Roach immediately terminated Mr. Niang’s employment with the IMPD. Mr. Niang was taken into custody Monday morning without incident.
A charge of a crime is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.