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Suspected cop killer to be in court next week

Posted at 9:11 AM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 09:11:39-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- The man accused of shooting and killing Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer Perry Renn is expected to be in a Marion County courtroom next week. 

A pre-trial conference for Major Davis was originally scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Friday. The hearing was continued until next Friday.

Davis could face the death penalty for the shooting of Officer Renn if he is convicted.

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Renn was killed in a shootout after responding to a call of shots fired.

According to court documents, Davis is accused of firing on Officer Renn and a second IMPD officer when the men responded to the report of shots fired. Detectives said Davis raised the barrel of an AK-47 after he was asked to show his hands.

Renn was hit by three rifle rounds -- believed to have been fired by Davis -- and the fatal shot hit him just under his right armpit, striking his right lung and heart. 

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