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Funeral services for slain Elwood officer Noah Shahnavaz to take place Friday & Saturday

Posted at 12:24 PM, Aug 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-06 10:45:59-04

ELWOOD — Funeral services for Noah Shahnavaz will be held Friday and Saturday in Fishers.

Visitation will be held from 2-7 p.m. Friday at ITOWN Church, which is located at 12491 E. 136th St.

The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the same location.

WRTV will stream the full services LIVE on and the WRTV app. You can also view the services and all special events leading up to them LIVE on the WRTV Facebook and YouTube pages.

At the funeral's conclusion, Shahnavaz will be escorted to Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 38th St., Indianapolis, for internment.

The procession route from ITOWN Church, 12491 E 136th Street, Fishers, Indiana to Crown Hill Cemetery (34th street entrance) 700 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 is as follows:

  • ITOWN Church to Brook School Road
  • North (Left) on Brook School Road to Campus Parkway 
  • East (Right) onto Campus Parkway to Interstate 69 North 
  • East (Left) onto Interstate 69 North to State Road 13 (214 Exit)
  • North (Left) on State Road 13 to County Road 300 S
  • West (Left) on County Road 300 S to Atlantic Road
  • North (Right) on Atlantic Road/ State Road 13 to State Road 37
  • Continue North (Right) on State Road 37 to State Road 128
  • East (Right) onto State Road 128 to County Road 900 West
  • North (Left) onto County Road 900 West / Anderson Street to South "B" Street
  • Continue on South "B" Street to 16th Street (Elwood) 
  • North (Left) onto 16th Street to Main Street/ State Road 28
  • West (Left) on Main Street / State Road 28 to US 31 South (Meridian Street)
  • South (Left) onto US 31 South (Meridian Street) to 34th Street
  • West (Right) onto 34th Street into Crown Hill Cemetery 

The procession will pause in front of the Elwood Police Department, located at 1505 South B Street, Elwood, Indiana for the final 10-42 call. The procession will then continue under a Garrison Flag, which will be located at South 16th and Main Street. 

Shahnavaz was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of State Road 37 and County Road 1100 North in Madison County.

He was taken to an Elwood hospital and then flown to Indianapolis. Shahnavaz later died from his injuries.

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Shahnavaz joined the Elwood Police Department in August 2021 after graduating from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in April 2021.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served for five years, ranking as a sergeant and earning his air assault badge.

Shahnavaz graduated from Fishers High School in 2016.

He was in the high school's drumline and a member of the Tigers wrestling team.

Noah is survived by two siblings and his parents.

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A memorial fund has been created for him by Indiana Fallen Heroes Foundation.

Donations can also be made by visiting and clicking on "FALLEN HEROES" to select NOAH SHAHNAVAZ.