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Suspect allegedly fires at police during traffic stop, IMPD officer returns fire, police say

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Posted at 8:51 AM, Feb 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 09:24:52-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A suspect allegedly fired shots at police after they tried to stop a vehicle early Sunday morning on the east side of Indianapolis, according to police.

A vehicle allegedly took off from Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and fired shots at them when they tried to stop the vehicle around 7 a.m. near East 10 and North Tuxedo streets, IMPD Officer Aaron Hamer said in an email. An officer then returned fire.

No injuries were reported, Hamer said.

All suspects allegedly involved in the incident are in custody, Hamer said.

The identities of those involved in the incident have not been released.

IMPD Chief Randal Taylor said on Twitter this incident is another reminder of the dangers officers face: